Two hundred years of memories
By Amy Melson
Courtesy of the
HALEYVILLE — Hester Bowley, of Haleyville, celebrated her 100th birthday on Thursday, Dec. 22.
The vast majority of her first hundred years have been filled by hard work and caring for others.
Hester was born in Marion County in 1922 to Floyd and Carrie Reynolds. Floyd was a native of Marion County, and Carrie, née Hand, was from Georgia. Hester was the second oldest of twelve children, nine girls and three boys.