Mrs. Hester Eunice Stanley Lynch age 89 of Mount Airy, NC. passed away Tuesday November 4, 2014 at Central Continuing Care in Mount Airy.
Mrs. Lynch was born November 24, 1924 in Patrick County, Va. to the late Ernest Allen and Lucy Alma Stanley.
She was a homemaker and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher for many years.
Surviving are her husband, Wilburn "Bo" Franklin Lynch of the home; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Lynch of Raleigh; a granddaughter, Kayla Kristin Lynch of Raleigh; one sister, Guiwana Compton of Bassett, VA; one brother and sisters-in-law, Ledford "Pat" and Carol Stanley of Meadows of Dan and Alda Stanley of Stuart; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ruffin and Geralyne Lynch of Meadows of Dan and Golda and Arden Quesinberry of Maryland.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lynch was preceded in death by her son, Franklin Allen Lynch; three sisters, Eula Stanley Marshall, Hava Stanley Heath and Hazel Stanley Dunkley, and by three brothers, Winfred E. Stanley, Wilton A. Stanley and Joel Bedford Stanley.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at the Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Airy with services conducted by Rev. Alton Bledsoe with burial to follow in the Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 PM until time of the service at the Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bell Spur Cemetery Fund c/o of G. D. Turman, 5465 Squirrel Spur Road, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120.
The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Central Continuing Care for all their love and care given to Hester.
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 22 July 2020), memorial page for Hester Eunice Stanley Lynch (24 Nov 1924–4 Nov 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 84766743, citing Skyline Memory Gardens, Mount Airy, Surry County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by William Johnson (contributor 47469070) .
"Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9J-WQLM : 8 April 2020), Wilburn Franklin Lynch and Hester Eunice Stanley, 11 Dec 1945; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Patrick, Virginia, United States, certificate 33567, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRBP-RZC : 2 February 2020), Hestor Stanley in household of Ernest A Stanley, Blue Ridge Magisterial District, Patrick, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 71-2, sheet 8A, line 37, family 131, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4282.
"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:CF69-XN2 : accessed 22 July 2020), Hesta E Stanley in household of Earnest A Stanley, Dan River, Patrick, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2, sheet 20A, line 47, family 377, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2454; FHL microfilm 2,342,188.
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