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Dorothy Mae (Lawson) Hester

August 28, 1937 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 81)
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Dorothy Mae Lawson Hester, 81, a native of Lafourche Parish and a resident of Raceland, LA, passed away peacefully at 4:06 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

Visitation will be from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Mt.  Zion Baptist Church, 168 Brocato Lane in Raceland, LA. Burial will follow in Brooklyn Cemetery.

She is survived by her sons, Nolan, Jr. (Glenda) and Anthony Hester; daughters, Laura Allen (Gary), Angela Boyd, and Elder Charita Johnson; nineteen grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; brothers, Henry Lawson, Jr., Albert Cleveland, and Craig Statton; sisters, Genetta Braud and Shirley Boyd; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan Hester, Sr.; sons, Henry and Ron Keith Hester; daughter, Lurenda H. Clark; grandchildren, Nolan, III and James Hester; parents, Henry, Sr. and Rosanna Smith Lawson; brothers, Roland, Sr. and Raymond Lawson, Sr.

Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.

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