Mrs. Minnie Nelson Hester, 80, of Vina, Ala., died August 1, 1973 at her home following an extended illness. Services were August 2 at the Old Burleson Baptist Church with burial in the Old Burleson Cemetery. Dean Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay had charge.
Survivors included her husband, Bryce Hester of Vina; five daughters, Mrs. William Tharp of Gary, Ind., Mrs. Roy Moore of Dadeville, Ala., Mrs. Melvin Mullens of Gary, Ind., Mrs. Roy Throgmorton of Vina, and Miss Betty Hester of Orlando, Fla.; one son, Bryce B. Hester, Jr., of Vina; three sisters, Mrs. L. W. Hester of Red Bay, Mrs. Fred Vinson of Hamilton, Miss., and Mrs. Leon Ray of Mobile, Ala.; four brothers, Clarence Nelson, Marvin Nelson and Morris Nelson, all of Red Bay, and T. J. "Tony" Nelson of Akton, Oh; 14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.