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Sarah Hester Joseph, 89, died at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Kathy Cares Hospice Inpatient Facility in Cartersville, GA
Mrs. Joseph married Loren Robert Joseph on May 13, 1944, when he returned from World War II. He preceded her in death in August 2000. Born in Raleigh, NC, Nov. 29, 1923, she was the only daughter of Lillian Burney Hester Stroman and Homer Carr Hester. She lived in Orangeburg, SC, during her youth and attended Montreat College near Asheville, NC.
She is survived by two daughters, Karen Joseph Glover of Columbus and Susan Joseph Goff of Cartersville, GA. Other survivors include five grandchildren, Dominic W. Glover (Kathryn) of Columbus, IN, Andrew Joseph Glover (Jill) of Nashville, IN, Abigail Goff Brown (Pat) of Auburn, GA, Elizabeth A. Goff and Joseph B. Goff, both of Cartersville, GA. Great-grandchildren include Siena Grace Glover of Columbus, Gage Tyler Goff and Hailie Grace Goff of Cartersville, GA, and Loren Paige Brown of Auburn, GA.
A memorial service will be conducted at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church on May 30, 2013, at noon, with visitation at the church from 11 a.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana at 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.