Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
HESTER, Lee67 Lafayette KY>Breese IL CarlyleUB 03 Jul 1991 Linda Holthaus 

Rural Breese resident Lee Hester died Thursday, June 27, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. He was 67 years old.

Born in Lafayette, Ky., on March 13, 1924, he was a son of Leon and Carrie Knight Hester.

Survivors include his wife Leona Hester; three sons, Michael and Randall Hester, both of Breese and Dennis Hester of Houston, Tex.; three daughters, Ms. Sandra Hester of Beckemeyer, Mrs. Paula Benson of Houston, Tex., and Mrs. Sue Martin of Lakeland, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Pinkney Hester of Knoxville, Tenn., and Arvin Hester of Big Rock, Tenn.; and four sister, Mrs. Myrtle Stack of Pocahontas, Mrs. Frances Becerra of St. Louis and Mrs. Ruth Pickens and Mrs. Sarah Clevenger, both of Knoxville.

Mr. Hester was an employee of Hollis Tull Lumber Co. of rural Breese.

Rev. Nathan Argent officiated at services held Monday, July 1st, at 10:00 a.m. at the Frerker Funeral Home in Carlyle. Burial was in Carlyle cemetery.


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