The Woodward News

September 12, 2012

Hester Baggs

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — Hester Baggs, loving wife, mother, aunt, and dear friend left to join the Lord on Saturday September 8, 2012.  She was born March 27, 1935 in Stringtown, Oklahoma to Quiller and Annie (Vanoni) Carter.  She married Billie Owens Baggs on September 13, 1958 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.  They made their home in Lindsey.  They moved to Odessa, Texas in 1963; moved back in 1986.  They made their home in Longdale in December of 2011 and moved in with their daughter in Woodward due to illness.  Hester was a hairdresser and had an in home daycare.


She enjoyed fishing, gardening, sewing and being with her family.  She is preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Carl, Gilbert, Delbert, Lester, Willie and J. D.


She is survived by her husband, Billie of the home, her sons, Clarence F. Baggs, Billie B. Baggs and wife Ruth all of Odessa, Texas; Daughter, Charlotte A. Cannon and husband Johnny of Woodward; brother Clarence Carter and wife, Mildred of Sharon; sisters, Imogene Honeycutt of Wellston; Clara Martin and husband J. R. of Foster; five grandchildren, Kristi Craig and husband Rick; Karri Morgan and husband Dustin; Tessa Conklin and husband Dustin all of Odessa, Texas; Christopher Bickle and wife Amber; Ashley Cannon of Woodward; six great grandchildren, Matthew, Alexandra, Alexis, Gabriel, Kaiden and Luke; many nieces and nephews.


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the old Longdale school in Longdale, Oklahoma.