Mary Lester Hinton, age 96 of Owensboro, KY died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Heartland Villa in Lewisport, KY. She was born in Kirk, KY on January 25, 1924, the daughter of the late Coleman and Ethel Harl Hinton. Mary Lester was a faithful member of St. Joseph and Paul Catholic Church where she attended Mass daily. She volunteered with St. Vincent DePaul and the Carmel Home and was a member of the Legion of Mary. She was awarded the Sophia Award. Mary Lester retired from General Electric and was the former operator of Beirleine Tavern in Rockport, IN. She was known for raising and selling dachshunds.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings: Fr. James, Bob, Gerald, Eugene, Bert and Helen Hinton and Imogene Mattingly.
Mary Lester is survived by many nieces, nephews and their large families who adored her.
Funeral services will be held at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 11 AM with Fr. Tony Stevenson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Saturday, 9 - 10:30 AM.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to St. Vincent DePaul or Heartland Villa Nursing and Rehab.
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