June 23, 2021
June 19, 1953 - June 15, 2021
Vickie Hester, 67, of Sweet Home, died June 15, 2021.
She was born June 19, 1953 in Seattle, Wash. to Valentine Kent and Viola Mae (Sutherland) Thomson.
She had lived in Seattle, Wash., San Jose, Calif., Las Vegas, Nev., and Okanogan and Wenatchee, Wash.
She came to Sweet Home in August of 1992.
Mrs. Hester was a veterinary technician until 1993-94. She volunteered with SHEM, Safe Haven, Pro Bono and Meals on Wheels after she stopped working.
She enjoyed fishing and camping and loved being with her family.
Mrs. Hester is survived by her husband, Joel Hester of Sweet Home; children Torey of Salem, Tiffani of Molalla, and Jacob of Salem; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jesse Hester, in January of 2017.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.