Margaret Eloise Hester

April 18, 1942November 18, 2021

Margaret Finger Hester, age 79, of Conover, NC, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Carolina Caring in Newton, NC. Born April 18, 1942 in Lincoln County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Grady Finger and Margaret Williams Finger.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Margaret retired from Catawba Valley Medical Center where she worked as a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room for 25 years.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Elaine Hester.

Survivors include her husband, Tom Hester; son, David Hester and wife, Michelle; grandchildren, Rachel Hester, Matthew Hester; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November, 24, 2021 at Claremont Town Cemetery on East Main Street in Claremont, NC. The family will greet friends and family at the graveside following the service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Association at or MSAA, National Headquarters, 375 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 08034.


  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021


Margaret Eloise Hester

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Phyllis Brown

November 19, 2021

Dear Tom, David, Michelle and Family, You have my sincere sympathy. I know Margaret was a strong loving lady who always took care of others. God is now giving her the heavenly rewards she so faithfully earned. May the Lord bless you all and lift your spirits. Much love to all who mourn her passing.