Octavia L. Hester was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world suddenly on March 08, 2021 at the age off 88.
She was born to Manuel and Bessie May Matthew’s on July 21, 1932 in Wetumpka, Alabama. She moved to Michigan City, IN at the age of 11 with her eldest brother Dennis Matthews. In 1948, she welcomed a daughter Evonne Mare. In 1966, she met Logan Hester to whom she shared a 55 year union.
Octavia loved spending time in the kitchen, creating delicious meals for her family. She also enjoyed her occasional trips to the Blue Chip and her daytime soap operas.
Octavia Hester passed away peacefully on March 08, 2021 in Chesterton, IN. She is preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Bessie May Matthews; one daughter Evonne Marie-Stephens-Norvell; one sister Cornelia Wise Matthews; Great niece Valerie K. Matthews, Great great grandson Semaj Richburg.
Octavia is survived by her husband Logan Hester of Michigan City, IN; three grandchildren Alita (Bobby) Sanders of Lithonia, GA., Lester Jr. (Nicole) Norvell of Fisher, IN. and Lincoln (Terra) Norvell of Loganville, GA., and JoDan Hart of Lithonia, GA., Five Great great grandchildren Levron and Lelia Norvell, Leah Norvell, and Sydni and Ashton Johnson; Son in Law Lester Norvell Sr. of Michigan City, IN., Nephew Harland Matthews of Michigan City, IN., and Great Niece Janaia McKight of Michigan City, IN.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Due to COVID-19 services are private. Thank you for understanding.
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