Esther Marie Dehner, 83, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in a local health care facility.
She was the daughter of the late John T. Dehner and Mary L. Henry Dehner; and was also preceded in death by her brother, Reverend David L. Dehner; and two sisters, Sarah Brewster and Priscilla Bingham.
She had lived with her parents all of her life until her mother passed away and then she lived with her brother and his wife in Lynch, KY and Covington, KY before moving to Cleveland. She taught Sunday School and enjoyed singing in her family trio and sharing her beautiful soprano voice and was a member of Westmore Church of God. She was a very loving and caring aunt to all of her nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She is survived by three brothers, Reverend Paul H. Dehner and his wife Lehana of Campbellsville, KY, William Dehner and his wife Audrey of Lexington, KY and James Dehner and his wife Rita of Erlanger, KY; sister-in-law, Elain Dehner McClain of Cleveland; cousin, Belinda G. Jump of Cleveland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Interment and graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 12 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger, KY.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 10 from 5-6 p.m. at Jim Rush Funeral Homes, North Ocoee Chapel, who has charge of the arrangements.