Oma Estelle Prince
12/2/1921 - 1/3/2022

 Estelle was born on December 2, 1921 to Dora and Boyd Reeves.  Estelle was the fifth of their eight children.  She married Kenneth Prince on February 12, 1947.  They were blessed with three children, five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  Estelle is survived by her sister, Mary Harwell; sister-in-law, Ann Prince; her three children and their spouses, Ken Prince and Kate Challingsworth, Kathy and Rob Hester and Vickey and Tom Miller; her grandchildren and their spouses, Stephen and Amy Prince, Christine and Joe Dailey, Michelle and Richard Loving, William Lee and Chelsea and Chase Hempkins; her great grandchildren, Mason and Hayden Prince, Linkin Lodini, Desaree Breeden, Savanah Forkey, Colton and Callie Hempkins; great great grandchild, Lydia Jenkins; and many nieces and nephews.  Estelle is preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Wilton and Pete; four sisters, Louise, Lucille, Bernice and Freda; husband, Kenneth; 24 brother and sister-in laws; son-in-law, Karl Greenwalt; and great grandson, Camden Hempkins.  Estelle accepted Jesus Christ as her savior and was baptized at Tidwell Baptist Church in 1937.  Estelle lived independently for thirty years after she lost Kenneth.  Since her stroke in 2017 she had lived with her children until entering Briarcliff Health Center in 2020.  The family thanks the staff at Briarcliff, especially her nurse Monica Montgomery, for the care and love they showed her. Estelle can now see again, can speak without searching for her words and walk without pain -- and in that we all rejoice!  Estelle has been ready to release her hold on this life for awhile and reunite with her family and many friends she has lost.  We trust in Jesus Christ and the promise of eternal life through his work on the cross to make this a day of rejoicing and not sadness.  Family was important to Estelle and today we hope we all hold a little tighter to those we love.

Estelle passed away on January 3, 2022 at Briarcliff Healthcare in Greenville.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel in Greenville with Dr. James Ralson officiating.  Burial will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park in Greenville.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday. 

Pallbearers will be Stephen Prince, William Lee, Chase Hempkins, Joe Dailey, Mason Prince, and Tom Siewert. 

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