December 15, 2020
SULLIGENT, Ala. – Gay Nell Hester, 82, died Dec. 11, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, at Otts Funeral Home, with Jeff Chaffin officiating. Burial followed in Sulligent City Cemetery. Visitation was two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hester was born July 21, 1938, in Sulligent, Alabama, to the late Clovis Flynn and Odell Whitehead. She attended Pine Springs School. She was formerly employed with McCoy Manufacturing, Sulligent School lunchroom and as a babysitter. She was a member of Sulligent First Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Ollie Hester; son, Danny Hester; and siblings, Polly Veal and Sue Jackson. She is survived by her children, Tony Hester, David Hester, Tina Brock and Donna Glasgow; siblings, Rayburn Flynn, Donald Flynn, Adeen Blaylock, Judy Hall, Virginia Carruth, Phyliss Robinson and Debbie Blaylock; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.