Riley Eli HESTER
Wilma Catherine ROBINSON

Husband:  Riley Eli HESTER
Birth:  26 Apr 1909, Stoddard Co., Missouri 
Death:  8 Jan 1979, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri 
Burial: Jan 1979, Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri     (pic)
Father:  John H. HESTER
Mother:  Della S. PATRICK

Marriage:  8 Sep 1928, Idalia, Stoddard Co., Missouri 

Wife:  Wilma Catherine ROBINSON
Birth:  27 Sep 1911, Idalia, Stoddard Co., Missouri 
Death: 
(obituary) 12 Oct 2004, Dexter, Stoddard Co., Missouri      
Burial:  Oct 2004, Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri     (pic)
Father:  William M. ROBINSON 
Mother:  Birdie KIRBY 

Children:
1. Ruth Cozette HESTER (Williamson), b: 10 Aug 1929, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
2. Betty Lee HESTER
, b: 10 Oct 1930, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
3. James V. HESTER, b: 31 Jan 1932, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
                                
d: 24 Jun 1975, Stoddard Co., Missouri
                              bur: Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri 
  (pic)
4. Jacqueline HESTER (Eaves), b: 1935, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
5. Dalton E. HESTER, b: 4 Oct 1937, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
6. Janice Elaine HESTER
(Midgett), b: 31 Oct 1939, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
7. Riley Dale HESTER, b: 29 Jan 1941, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
8. Bonnie Kay HESTER
(Lefler), b: 10 Oct 1944, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
9. William Rudolph HESTER, b: 1945, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
10. Donna Faye HESTER, b: 9 May 1946, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
                                    
d: 18 Jun 1946, Stoddard Co., Missouri
                                  bur: Walker Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard Co., Missouri 
  (pic)
11. Garry Gail HESTER, b: 20 Sep 1947, Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri
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Notes:

1930 Federal Census Data (T626_1248, Page 100B), Elk Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                                     Enumeration District: 10, Enumeration Date: 18-Apr-1930, Family #213

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

Age Marr

POB

Fa. POB

Mo. POB

 In Sch

Occupation

 HESTER, Riley E

 Head

M

20

M

19

MO

MO

MO

 

 Farm Laborer

                 Wilma

 Wife

F

18

M

16

MO

MO

MO

  

 None

                 Cozette

 Daughter

F

8m

S

 

MO

MO

MO

  

 None

1940 Federal Census Data (T627_2159-0068, Page 31A), Idalia, Castor Twp., Stoddard Co., Missouri,
                                                                          Enumeration District: 104-2, Enumeration Date: 30-Apr-1940, Family #249

 NAME

Relation

Sex

Age

M/S W/D

In
Sch

Gr.
Cmp.

POB

Occupation / Industry

 HESTER, Riley

 Head

M

31

M

 

8

MO

 Section Hand / Railroad

              Wilma

 Wife

F

28

M

 

7

MO

  

              Ruth Cozette

 Daughter

F

11

S

X

4

MO

 

              Betty Lee

 Daughter

F

10

S

X

3

MO

 

              James V

 Son

M

8

S

X

2

MO

 

              Jacqulin

 Daughter

F

6

S

X

1

MO

 

              William R

 Son

M

4

S

 

0

MO

 

              Dalton E

 Son

M

2

S

 

0

MO

 

              Janice Elaine

 Daughter

F

2m

S

 

0

MO

 

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Sources:
1) Marriage:  Stoddard County Missouri Vital Statistics - Marriages, Vol. 1928, Page 552, #157
2) Burials: Cemeteries of Stoddard County Missouri, 1839 - 1992, Stoddard County Historical Society, Page 707
    (Note on James V Hester's tombstone:  TSGT, USAF Korea & Vietnam)