Jesse Hester

Friday, January 18, 2008

Jesse Lee Hester, 52, of Bernie, Mo., formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

He was born Aug. 16, 1955, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Delmas Leon and Mary Pauline Carter Hester.

Survivors include a son, Kenny Hester of Cape Girardeau; three brothers, Leon Hester of Clarksville, Tenn., Ricky Hester of Charleston, Mo., Robert Hester of Obion, Tenn.; two sisters, Phylis Tuttleton of Bernie, Patsy Dawson of Cannon City, Colo.; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Dogwood Cemetery, with Larry Kirby officiating.

Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.