Esther Irene Bentley, 77, was a Bradenton native. She was born at Bradenton General Hospital on December 1, 1941. Esther passed away at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 surrounded by her family. Esther was predeceased by her father Roscoe Eugene Kersey and her mother Matida Kersey (Stinton) and 3 older brothers- Franklin Kersey, WT Kersey and Elmer Kersey. Esther married BF Bentley on June 2, 1963 and had 3 beautiful children together. Esther was widowed on July 2, 1986. She is survived by her 3 children, Marvin Bentley, Bobby Bentley and Vickie Bentley; 3 grandchildren, Diane Hess, Buster Pierson and Brad Hinkle; and 2 great-grandchildren, Fayth Hess and Bentley Hess. Esther dedicated her life to her family. She was an amazing women. She was loved by so many. We were very lucky to have her in our lives. She will be missed dearly.
Gone but in our hearts forever!