Giles Wade Hester
Gospel Preacher In Northwest Alabama
Directions To The Grave Of G.W. Hester
G.W. Hester is buried in the Christian Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery a few miles south of Vernon, Alabama. From I-22, take Exit 16 just south of Hamilton, Alabama. Go south on Hwy. 43/171/278 about 22 miles to Sulligent. From Sulligent take Hwy. 17 about 10 miles south to Vernon. From Vernon, continue south on Hwy. 17 six miles and the church building/cemetery will be on the left. Also buried in the cemetery are a few other preachers of yesteryear including his father S.F. Hester, W.A. Black, Plato Black, John Wheeler & Jerry Jones.
33º 40.678 x 088º 05.362
or D.d. 33.677966, -88.089406
Accuracy to 17'
Grave Faces Northwest
Giles Wade - Oct. 2, 1945 - Oct. 28, 2003
M. Jeanie - Dec. 8, 1944 -
Married Mar. 22, 1963