Crystal Gabbard Hester

Crystal Gabbard Hester

April 2, 1981 - March 22, 2016

Crystal Gabbard Hester, age 34, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at UK Medical Center after a long battle with cancer.

 A member of Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, Crystal devoted her life to her church.  Also, she loved her family and sports.

Crystal’s children, Kailie and Jaycee Hester, were the “apple of her eye.”  She loved them immensely.

 Other survivors include her devoted parents. Ira Jake and Barbara Gabbard, of Corbin; her precious sister and best friend, Lisa Judd and husband Chris “Big Brother” of South Carolina; nephew, Marcus Judd “Little Brother” and wife Elizabeth of South Carolina; her fiancé Brian Dennis; and her grandfather, James Barton.

 She leaves behind other family members and numerous friends, all who loved her dearly.

 Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 26, 2016, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Andrew Darden officiating.  She will be laid to rest in a mausoleum in Carter Cemetery, located at Woodbine.  Pallbearers will be family and friends.

 The family of Crystal Gabbard Hester will receive friends from 6-8 Friday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master St., Corbin, KY.

  • Lisa Chrispen
    Posted at 02:25h, 24 March Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. I met her last year at Hope Lodge and she was so cheerful and full of life. You all were blessed to have her and I was blessed to meet her. May all you memories of her be eternal.

  • Charles & Dinah Smith
    Posted at 15:06h, 24 March Reply

    We are sorry to lose her here on Earth but glad to know we will see her again. Happy knowing she is with the Father and watching us all.

  • Gerald & Michele Benning
    Posted at 15:33h, 24 March Reply

    Our thought & prayers are with the family during your loss. May the Lord comfort you and keep you in the difficult days ahead.

  • Jodie
    Posted at 00:48h, 25 March Reply

    Dear Hester Family: I am so sorry for the loss of Crystal. Please accept my sincere condolences. It breaks our hearts when death separates us from the ones we love so much especially when they are as young as Crystal. The Bible assures us that God sees our pain and sorrow and has promised that soon “death will be no more.”(Revelation 21:4) He will heal our broken hearts by resurrecting our precious loved ones to life again.(John 6:40) Until then, I hope the memories of Crystal and these promises from God comfort you in the days to come.

  • Sherry Ruhlow
    Posted at 01:00h, 25 March Reply

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God bless you during this most difficult time.

  • Linda & David Witt
    Posted at 23:38h, 25 March Reply

    It was with great sadness that we learned about Crystal. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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