Karen Hester

CHARLESTON — Karen Lynn Wayman Hester, age 63, former manager for Freds, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Oakland Heights Manor Apartments.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Bethel United Methodist Church with interment following in Bethel Cemetery in the Teasdale community.

She is survived by a daughter, Brittany Ahrens Meyer of Oxford; two sons, Jonothan Etheridge of Oxford and Trey Ahrens of Charleston; two sisters, Paula Suzanne “Susie” Corley of Batesville and Veda Sanders Williams of Oxford; a brother, John Robert Sanders, Jr. of Charleston; and 2 grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society or Womble Funeral Home for funeral expenses.


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