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Ethel Margaret Jestila

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Ethel Margaret (Peggy) Utley Snow Jestila was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Bay, Ark., and died Nov. 30, 2008, in Hot Springs, Ark.

Her family moved to Hardy, Ark. in 1925. She attended school in the area and married Arthur Collins Snow in Hardy where her only son, Gene Carroll Snow, was born in 1934. She met William Adolph Jestila and married him in June, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Fairdale Baptist Church in Hot Springs.

She was preceded in death by: her two husbands; her grandson, Shawn Snow; and her sisters, Elizabeth and Hazel McIlvane.

She is survived by: her son, Gene Snow and his wife, Helen; and her grandson Kevin and his wife Martha; Shawn's wife Roberta; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Carpenter of Trinity Baptist Church of Melvern, Ark. Arrangements were under the direction of the Gross Funeral Home of Hot Springs, Ark.

She will be interred at Baker Cemetery in Hardy, Ark.