Mrs. Hester Ann Bilbey, 120 Maricopa Place, Taft, Succumbed in a local hospital Thursday, December 10. She was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 22, 1890 and had been a resident of the state 49 years and of the West Side 40 years. Mrs. Bilbey is survived by her husband, Charles C.; two daughters, Mrs. Lilly Mae Davis, Arroyo Grande and Mrs. Clara Beck, Oceano; two sons, Charles Newell Bilbey of Vernal, Utah and Alvin Sherwood Bilbey of Taft. Eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Hester Ann Bilbey in the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home Chapel Monday at 2:00 p.m. The Reverend Max E. Greenlee of the First PresbyterianChurch will officiate. Interment will be in the West Side Cemetery.