OBITUARY: Joyce ‘Ginny’ Hester


Joyce “Ginny” Hester, age 78 of Gallatin, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023.

Mrs. Hester was born February 14, 1945 in Fountain Head, TN to the late Clifford Sellers and Essie Mae Perdue.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded by her husband, James Hester; and brother, Jeff Sellars.

She is survived by daughter, Melissa Greenwood (James Teston) of Gallatin; grandchild, Hope Canter (Matt); and great-grandchildren, Madelyn Canter and Mason Canter.

Mrs. Hester was owner of the Red Barn and worked for Sumner County Resource Authority, retiring from the Sumner County Transportation Department after many years of service.

Graveside service was Sunday, December 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Restlawn Memory Gardens, 6324 Nashville Road, Franklin, KY 42134, with Ben Harris officiating.

Online condolences may be submitted at

Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin, 100 E. Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066. 615-452-7115. Obituary line 615-452-5900. E-mail: [email protected].


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