100 - Hester H. Aynes - Jones, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 33.110 W 097° 17.952
14S E 654159 N 3935572
Quick Description: Hester had been married 56 years when her husband James passed away at the age of 81.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2012 4:08:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMET1T
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
Hester H. Aynes is buried at the Jones I.O.O.F. Cemetery, located at the corner of E. Wilshire and N. Hiwassee.

Hers is a double red granite marker with a curved top and flower urns at either side. Their surname AYNES is engraved at the center top with individual panels at the lower left and right. Between their names and dates is a heart with the inscription "Married Dec. 1, 1920", with engraved roses. Hester's inscription reads:


Hester H.
Sept. 16, 1897
Feb. 2, 1998

* The year Hester was born, the New Work Sun ran the editorial, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."
* She was ten years old when Oklahoma became a State.
* The year she was married, the U.S. Post Office made a declaration that "children cannot be sent by parcel post."
* The Loch Ness monster was first sighted the year Hester was 36.
* She was 56 the year Dr. Jones Salk announced he had found a vaccine to prevent Polio.
* The Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show the year Hester was 67.
* Hester passed away on Ground Hog Day in 1998.

Location of Headstone: Jones I.O.O.F. Cemetery

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