2017-11-02 / Obituaries

Edythe Hester McCall

Graveside services for Edythe Hester McCall, 88, of Washington will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Resthaven Cemetery with Pastor Mark Woods officiating. Visitation was held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Hopkins Funeral Home. She died Monday morning at Southern Manor Senior Living.

Mrs. McCall was a native of Wilkes County and had lived here all of her life. She was the daughter of the late John Pilcher Hester and Mary Norman Hester. She was the wife of Marvin D. Armour, and was preceded in death by her first husband of 48 years and father of her two children, Lewis S. McCall.

She was a homemaker and also worked at various retail locations around Washington, including Fievet Pharmacy and Blackmons’ Store. She was a member of the Phillips Mill Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by her sisters Marie West, Maydelle Denard, Nell Bowers, and Reba Hester; and by her brother, Marion Hester. She is also preceded in death by two grandsons, Kendall McCall and Chandler McCall.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin D. Armour of Washington; a son, Steve McCall (Donna) of Martinez; a daughter, Lisa Florence of Washington; four grandchildren, Jeremy Florence (Jillian) of Alpharetta, Daniel Florence (Bethany) of Cumming, Hannah Florence of Washington, and Mallory Ruehle (Stewart) of Thomson; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Phillips Mill Baptist Church.

Hopkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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