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Hester M. (Alltop) Anders

July 10, 1928 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Hester Anders Obituary

Hester M. Anders, 95, of London, died Friday, February 9, 2024, at the Madison House, London., surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 10, 1928, in Fayette, County, Ohio, the daughter of Albert and Louie (Estep) Alltop.

Hester was a hard worker all of her life. She and her husband owned the Matador Restaurant. She retired from Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy. After retirement Hester worked and volunteered at Madison County Senior Center. She loved to go to bingo and auctions. She loved to cook and probably gave away more food than she kept. She loved helping and doing things for others.

Hester is survived by her daughters, Mary Anders Smith; Carolyn Farish; Sharon (Jack) Kerns; grandchildren, Michelle Powers; Scott Farish, and Jason (Patty) Kerns; great-grandchildren, Stephanie (John) DeFalco, Samuel Kerns, and Daniel Kerns; great-great-grandchildren, Emma Hass, and Luke Hass. Grand-daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Finchum. Special neighbors, Pat and Mary Davis and family.

Hester was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Harold Anders; granddaughter, Lara K. Finchum; grandson, Gregory Eric Finchum; sisters, Louise Gordon; Barbara Butcher; Lucille White; and Alberta Buchanan; son-in-law, Ben Smith and special family member, Rod Ryan.

A very special thank you to Ohio Valley Hospice, Beavercreek, Ohio for their exceptional care.

Hester’s family invites friends to call at the Lynch Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 124 E. High St, London, Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, with a funeral service, officiated by Pastor Todd Hawley to follow. An interment service will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, London. Online condolences may be sent to

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February 17, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Lynch Family Funeral Home
124 East High Street
London, OH 43140

Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Lynch Family Funeral Home
124 East High Street
London, OH 43140


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