Frances Arlene Hester
Frances Arlene Hester of Bloomfield, Missouri, daughter of the late Andrew "Bud" Pullum and Eunez Lashley Pullum, was born on September 5, 1942 in Lawrence, Michigan and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 12, 2021.
Frances was untied in marriage to Scott Bolin on December 31, 1960 and to this union five children were born. Scott preceded her in death. On September 5, 1990 Frances married Carl Hester. Carl passed away on January 22, 2016.
Mrs. Hester owned and operated the Bolin Group Home in Bloomfield for over 17 years before her retirement. She enjoyed decorating her home and creating beautiful floral arrangements. She was a devout Christian and attended services at the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Essex.
Surviving are her son and spouse: Winfield (Lisa) Bolin of Essex, Missouri, three daughters and spouses; Kim (Kenneth) Johnson of Bloomfield, Missouri Kay (James) Robbins of Bell City, Missouri, Stephanie (Terry) Robinson of Wappapello. Eleven Grandchildren; Kellie Fuwell, Kenneth Johnson, Jr., Kory Johnson, Kris Johnson, Jeff Bolin, Eric Bolin, Jesse Robbins, Heather Robinson, JR Robinson, Matthew Robinson, Dallas Robinson, Becca Bolin, Roy Johnson and Marybeth Bolin. Fifteen great-grandchildren. One brother also survives; Herman Pullum of Dexter, Missouri, and one sister Marilyn Southerland of Moscow Mills. Many nieces, nephews and a host of friends also are left to mourn her passing.
Special Mention to Rowdey, Mrs. Hesters beloved dog. He is surviving and will miss his friend and buddy.
Frances was preceded in death by her son Allen Bollin, her great-grandson Samual Johnson, two brothers; Jeff Pullum and Leonard Pullum, one sister; Eunice "Tootsie" Hendrickson.
Visitation and funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 17, 2021 with visiting to begin at 5 PM till service time at 7 PM at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Interment will be a private service at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri. Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Service