---- — Mary Sue “Randy” Hester, 83, of Mt. Vernon, died 6:58 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at her home with her husband by her side.
She was born Thursday, Feb. 6, 1930, in Biggers, Ark., the daughter of William and Mary Morrow.
Randy was a homemaker and a member of Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon.
She is survived by her husband, Owen Hester of Mt. Vernon; two sons, Rick Hester of Denver and David Hester and wife Gretchen of Salt Lake City, Utah; daughter, Cathy Sue Bland of Denver; nine grandchildren, Jared, Travis, Tatum, Angie, Mary, Lisa, Darren, Ryan and Kelsey; five great-grandchildren, Ethan, Reese, Kaden, Owen and Lucas; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Michael Hester; five sisters; and one brother.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. In honor of her wishes, she will be cremated following the funeral service.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Central Christian Church Food Pantry and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.