DEXTER - Georgia Hester Birchfield, 88, died May 1, 2004, at her home.
Born July 9, 1915, in Essex, daughter of the late Luther Monroe and Florence Alnora Chase Taylor, she attended Cane Creek Christian Church. She was a member of the Golden Age Quilting Club and Dexter Heritage House Association.
On June 17, 1933, at Campbell, she married Arthur Graden Birchfield who preceded her in death on April 11, 1990.
Survivors include: four daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Wes Eskew of Dexter, Colleen and Carl Godfrey of Grass Valley, Calif., Linda and Bob McClard of Hamilton, Ohio, and Bonnie and Larry Lemons of Stephens City, Va.; a son-in-law, Bob Jenkins of Dexter; and 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Gary Dale Birchfield in 1941; two daughters, DeAnn Jenkins in 1989 and Sondra Birchfield in 1943; one brother, Buss Taylor; and one granddaughter, Beth Godfrey.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Vaughn Wright will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.
may be sent to the
P.O. Box 164
Dexter, MO 63841