Ernesta Hinton, a former Western Michigan University staff member, died Sept. 3. She was 96.
Hinton retired in 1983 as a custodian after 10 years of service to the University. She later returned to the University to work at The Oaklands on a periodic basis.
She was active in the Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church and a member of the Eastern Star Organization as well as the Al Zabir Court #141.
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