Hester Massengill

Hester Janes Massengill, 82, of Hickory Flat, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany.
She was born Nov. 25, 1925, to Bryan and Betty Huddleston Janes. She was a member of Flat Rock Baptist Church. She was a retired supervisor for Genesco Shoe Company in Ripley.
She is survived by her sons, Ollice Massengill Jr. and Belinda, and Alan Massengill and Jennifer of Hickory Flat; her grandchildren, Steven Massengill and Dina, Kevin Massengill and Melanie, Karen Churchill and Ricky, Allison Gordon and Ronnie, Jamie Bryant and Jason, and Gavin Murray; great-grandchildren, Quinn, Collin, Kyle and Will Massengill, Presley and Olivia Pannell, Abby and Zane Churchill, Hannah, Callie, Lane and Laken Gordon, and Max and Jordan Bryant; and her sister, Thelma Hopkins of Jackson, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Ollice Massengill Sr.; her parents; brothers, Elbert Roy, Billy Wayne and Ronald Janes; and her sister, Margia Glover.
Services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Flat Rock Baptist Church in Hickory Flat with the Rev. Gary Yates and the Rev. Bobby Butler officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers were Steve Massengill, Kevin Massengill, Ricky Churchill, Ronnie Gordon, Jason Bryant and Scott Massengill.