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Della Lucille Kesterson age 91 of Oak Ridge

Della Lucille Kesterson age 91 of Oak Ridge, TN passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Shannondale Healthcare in Knoxville, TN.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great – great grandmother.  Della enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren.  She loved to quilt, read and baking.  Della was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church in Marlow,TN.

Della is preceded in death by her parents, William and Mamie Compton; husband, Ancil Carl Kesterson;  daughter, Patricia Jo Hilderbrandt; and granddaughter, Candy Butler.

Della is survived by her son, Ross Kesterson of Cleveland, GA; daughters, Nona Huff of Elberton, GA, Pamela Golden of Karns, TN, Mamie Hogsed of Spartanburg, SC, and Angie Whatley of Oliver Springs, TN; sister, Stella Goodwin of Harriman, TN; 12 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Della’s family will receive her friends from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN with Rev. Donald Moore and Rev. Mark Akers officiating.  Della’s interment will follow her funeral service at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton, TN.  Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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