She was born March 19, 1921 in Greenup, Ky., the daughter of Alfred and Rosie (Henson) Kegley.
Esther loved making ceramic dolls and especially painting.
She married Amos Mingus in Greenup, Ky. in 1937; he preceded her in death in 1984.
She is survived by her son, Roy D. Mingus of Bellevue; nine grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Esther was preceded in death by a son, Richard E. Mingus; sisters, Mary Lowe, Irene Fuhr; and a son in infancy.
Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where a funeral service will take place at 7 p.m. with Pastor Dan Duffy officiating.Burial will be in Lucasville Cemetery in Lucasville.
Memorials can be made to Heartland Hospice, 907 W State Street Suite A, Fremont, Ohio 43420.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.foosfuneral.com