98-year-old was ‘beautiful daughter of the Lord’s’

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (BNc) by David Shannon — Opal Esther Ebest was the oldest member of the Mt. Juliet congregation. She was born on Christmas day, 1913. Her passing was just 11 days shy of her 99th birthday.

Her mind was still sharp, her eyes still sparkled, and her beauty had not faded. As a matter of fact, “beautiful” is a great way to describe Mrs. Opal. She loved beautiful flowers. While living in San Antonio, she had served as President of the Garden Club. Her flower gardens were the prettiest on the block! Continue reading