BERNIE - Jesse Lee Hester, 52, formerly of East Prairie, died Jan. 15, 2008, in the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.
Born Aug. 16, 1955, in Sikeston to the late Delmas Leon and Mary Pauline Carter Hester, he lived in Bernie for the past few months and was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and LeeAnn Hester of Cape Girardeau; three brothers, Leon Hester of Clarksville, Tenn., Ricky Hester of Charleston and Robert Hester of Obion, Tenn.; two sisters, Phylis Tuttleton of Bernie and Patsy Dawson of Cannon City, Colo.; and three grandchildren; Evan Michael Keith Gehde of Chippewa Falls, Wis., and Kenneth David Lee Hester and Heaven Johann Marie Hester both of Cape Girardeau.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Dogwood Cemetery with Larry Kirby officiating.
Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.