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Doris Mae Hester

December 2, 1930 - February 25, 2021

Doris Mae (Zink) Hester age 90 of Wheeling, WV passed away February 25, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.
She is preceded in death by sister-in-law Ruth Phillips of St. Cloud, FL; great-grandcat Leroy, Babe and other pets.
She was born December 2, 1930 at home in Hannibal, OH to the late Ida (Weiss) and Fred Wilfred Zink. Growing up in Clarington, she was a graduate of Clarington High School (currently River High School), where she was involved with extracurricular activities like cheerleading and played basketball on one of the first girl teams in the state of OH. Later, she went on to attend business school at Mountain State College, (Parkersburg branch). She took great pride in all she did, loving companions to many cats, selling Avon and hosting jewelry parties, and was an attending member being a Sunday school and kindergarten teacher at Thompson United Methodist Church.
Not only did Doris fall in love with Wheeling Island, she also found another love, her late husband, Wallace “Wally” Hester. Among her many accomplishments, being a homemaker and supporting her family was her proudest joy. Doris was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, attending to Remi’s sporting events during middle school and all through his college years. Doris was an adamant fan of Marshall and WVU College and professional basketball and football, WWE. All of which was shared with Remi as they watched such events together.
All who knew Doris is certain that with her feisty, fun-loving, and hilarious personality that she’s creating smiles and laughter in heaven. Doris touched every heart she met, and is now content by being reunited with her beloved husband and cherished cats Leroy and Babe.
Doris is survived by her only child, daughter, Susan Ann Markos; grandson Remington “Remi” Markos, both of Wheeling, WV; brother Harold “Pete” Phillips, of St. Cloud, FL; and the Zink family.
Friends will be received Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2-4pm with a service beginning at 4pm, Fr. Joseph Wiley and Pastor Al (Margaret) Hoder officiating, Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, WV 26003. Extended family and friends are invited to attend this service virtually on Tribucast at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/1206996   A Luncheon will be held 6pm, Generations Restaurant, 338 National Rd. Wheeling, WV 26003.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, March 7, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Sunday, March 7, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel

1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


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