Edward Glenn Hester
Edward Glenn Hester, age 88, a native of Clarksville, TN, passed away Monday, March 20, 2023 at his home in Lawrenceburg, TN after a brief illness.
He was a Southern Baptist Minister serving churches throughout Middle Tennessee. Prior to his retirement, he was the Director of Missions for Alpha Baptist Association in Centerville, TN for ten years. He was a graduate of Belmont University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His acts of service included: Youth Evangelist for the Baptist Student Union and Life Service Band at Belmont University; Trustee of Belmont University; Tennessee Baptist Convention Committees; Hospice Chaplain in Hickman County; National Guard Chaplain, Centerville, TN; deacon at First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg, TN.
He was preceded in death by his father: John Edd Hester; mother: Grady Davidson Hester; two brothers and a sister: Frances Suiter, Bryce Hester and Clifton Hester all of Clarksville, TN.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years: Joan Stevenson Hester; one son: Steven G. Hester (Rhonda) of Lawrenceburg, TN; one daughter: Dawn Horton (George) of Smyrna, TN; five grandchildren: Jessica Stutts (Brandon), Jennifer Bowling (Joshua), Jordan Hester, Nikki Horton, Emma Horton; seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Edward Glenn Hester were conducted at First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023 with Jeff Vanlandingham officiating. Graveside committal service was conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery in Clarksville, TN. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. The family suggests memorials be made to the Mission Fund of First Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg, TN. Condolences may be offered by way of: www.nealfuneralhome.net.