Queen Ester Hargett

November 17, 1927 - November 16, 2019

Hargett, Queen Obituary
Mrs. Queen E. Hargett is a native of Roxboro NC. Her early life was shaped by loving parents and five brothers. She was particularly close to her father, who instilled strong religious and moral values in his children. They served as strong threads, binding together a family that has increased and spread across the globe. She attended North Carolina A&T college majoring in Biological Sciences for three years. There she met and married Frederick A. Hargett, Jr. This marriage introduced her to the United Church of Christ(UCC). Her father-in-law, F.A. Hargett, Sr., was the minister of St. Stephens UCC church in Greensboro NC. There her two children, Myra and Kenneth were born. Moving to Washington DC with her young family, Queen was attracted to Lincoln Temple. She and her family become a member of Lincoln under the ministry of Channing Phillips. In Washington, her interest in science led her into the field of dental assisting. She was the first African American president of the DC Dental Assistants Society and the First African American officer in the American Dental Assistants Association. Queen completed her studies at the University of the District of Columbia where she graduated cum laude and earned 15 hours towards her masters degree at George Washington University. She taught Practice Management, Diet and Nutrition, Dental Laboratory and Preventive Dentistry at M.M. Washington Vocational H.S. Queen received numerous awards and served as guest speaker at Howard University for the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society. Queen was a very active member at Lincoln Temple as a member of the Friendly Circle. She served as Church Clerk, President of the Women’s Fellowship and Chairwoman of a fundraising initiative raising $27,000. She is survived by her devoted son Kenneth and daughter in law, Jacqueline; her daughter Myra (predeceasing her); beloved grandsons Zachary and Micah, son-in-law Daniel Harrison; a brother Roger; host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.



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November 23, 2019
10am

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The Horton Chapel

600 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
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November 23, 2019
11am

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The Horton chapel

600 Kennedy Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
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November 23, 2019
1:00PM

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National Harmony Memorial Park

7101 Sheriff Road
Landover, MD 20785
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