– HOYT ESTEN, 75, of Red Bank, died Friday in a local hospital. A native of
Alabama, he had lived in Chattanooga most of his life and
was a member of the White Oak United Methodist Church and its Friendship Class.
He was a member of the Alhambra Temple, Red Bank Lodge 717 F&AM and was a
veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. He was preceded in death
by his wife, Nina P. Hendricks. Survivors include his sister, Beatrice
Hendricks, Chattanooga; niece, Margaret H.
Thomas, Plant City, Fla.; one great-niece, one great-nephew. Services will be
at 2 p. m. Sunday in the funeral home Chapel with the Rev. James E. Wheddee
officiating. Burial will be in ChattanoogaMemorial Park. The family will
receive friends from today at Chattanooga Guardian Chapel, West.