Hester Jane Fletcher Lipps, 92, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Born to Edgar and Danie Fletcher in Buford, Arkansas, Hester lived most of her adult life in Topeka, Kansas. After the death of her beloved husband, Bruce V. Lipps, in 2001, Hester moved to the Chattanooga area to be near her sister's family. Hester was also preceded in death by her brothers, Jewell Fletcher and Eudell Fletcher; and her sister, Jessie Cooke. She is survived by her sister, Addie Belle Cox, of Mtn. Home, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held at Mount Hope Cemetery, in Topeka, Kansas at a later date.