Betty R. Harris, 88, Life Master in bridge, had impeccable taste and style

By on April 6, 2016

Betty R. Harris, 88, of Lititz, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016, at her home.

She was the wife of Vernon B. Hester, and the late Allan R. Harris. One of five children, she was born in Charlotte, N.C., and raised in Durham, N.C.

Betty was a homemaker, loved to play bridge in which she achieved the rank of Life Master, kept a clean home, and had impeccable taste and style. She was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church.

In addition to her husband: Vernon; she is survived by her daughter: Carol, wife of Bill Newell, of Raleigh, N.C.; and step-children: Vernon Hester II of Seattle, Wash.; George Hester of Canton, Mich.; David Hester, husband of Michelle, of Traverse City, Mich.; Diana, wife of Justin Zarb, of Elizabethtown; Gregory Hester, of Euless, Texas; two grandchildren: Jeffrey and Scott Ward; four step-grandchildren: Ciara Hester, VaSean Curley-Hester, Gabriel and Josephine Zarb; two step-great-grandchildren: Jasmine Kumhyr and Kaili Hester; one brother: Roland Roberts, husband of Shirley, of Wilmington, N.C..

Betty was preceded in death by her sister: Gladys; and two brothers: Walter and Donald.

Services were held April 4 at Highland Presbyterian Church, Lancaster. Interment followed in Landis Valley Mennonite Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601.

Share online condolences at snyderfuneralhome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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