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Josephine Hester

January 29, 1924 - August 16, 2017

Josephine (Nickle) Hester, 93, of Franklin, Indiana passed away August 16, 2017. She was born on January 29, 1924 in Rush County, Indiana to the late Frank and Hattie (Taylor) Nickle.

She was the Co-Owner of Hester Farms. Josephine was a member of the Second Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. She and her late husband, Richard, loved to travel and visited many countries around the world during their marriage.

She is survived by her granddaughters, Erica (Chris) Schutt, Erin Hardebeck, Emily Hester, great grandchildren, Jace, Reis Hardebeck, and Carter, Malik and Ripley Schutt. Josephine is preceded in death by her husband Richard Dale Hester, and her son, Michael W. Hester.

A private graveside services will be held at the Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery where she will be laid to rest. A visitation held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 3-7 PM at Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care-Franklin. Memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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