Faye Hester | Granite City Obituaries


Faye Lynn Hester, 82, of St. Charles, Missouri and formerly of Granite City, Illinois, died at 2:02 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri. Born August 13, 1939 in Cadiz, Kentucky, daughter of the late Robert C. and the late Virginia M. (Mize) Bridges. She married the love of her life, Lynn Russell Hester on March 18, 1960 in Belleville, Illinois and he survives. She was a loving and faithful wife and mother who treasured the love and special times shared with her family and friends. Faye had worked for several offices over the years with great secretarial skills. She was a member of St. Charles First Baptist Church and enjoyed her many years of church attendance in Granite City. She was artistic with her adult coloring books, enjoyed cross-stitching, playing cards with her friends, and had a keen eye for decorating her home. She always took care of others, loved to travel, visit a beautiful beach and collect seashells. In addition to her beloved husband of 62 years, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Steven Scarborough of St. Charles, Missouri; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert Dwain and Linda Bridges of Granite City; step-granddaughter, Lindsey B. Scarborough of Jacksonville; a sister-in-law, Betty Jackson of Florissant, Missouri; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and many friends. In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held at the Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Dudley officiating. Commemorations can be made for Love Packages to fuel the work of international missions and send the gospel to the ends of the earth by putting Bibles and other literature into the hands of people around the world. They can be accepted at the funeral home, mailed to 220 Union Street, Butler, IL 62015, or made online at www.lovepackages.org. His service will be available to watch live on his tribute wall at www.irwinchapel.com.


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