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Wesley Weldon Hester Jr.

January 23, 1950 April 25, 2019
Wesley Weldon Hester Jr.
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Obituary for Wesley Weldon Hester Jr.

On Thursday, around 2:40 in the afternoon of April 25, 2019, as Wesley Hester and his family were preparing to move him to his home in Silver City, Mississippi from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, The Good Lord decided to call Wesley to his Heavenly Home instead. He no longer has to fight cancer and he is free of pain. He is at peace.

Wesley Weldon Hester, Jr. as born on January 23, 1950, in Lexington, Mississippi to Wesley Weldon, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Faust Hester who made their home in the Four Mile Community. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Belzoni. He attended school in Belzoni, Mississippi and graduated from Belzoni High School in 1968. He went on to attend Mississippi Delta Community College. He went on to attend The University of Mississippi and Mississippi State. Wesley was an out going caring person who made friends easily. He loved to hunt and fish. Early in his career became a cotton and soybean farmer. Later on in his life he became an implement Salesman which he did until his retirement.

Wesley Weldon Hester, Jr. was preceded by his parents, Wesley and Mary Elizabeth Hester. He leaves to cherish their memories, his fiancee, Denise King, son, Wesley Weldon Hester, lll of Benton, Mississippi, daughter, Kiley Lewis (Justin) of Flora, Mississippi, brother, Jerre Hester (Bonnie) of Sumrall, Mississippi and his grandchildren, Kennedy, Maddox, and Swayze.

A memorial service for Wesley Hester, will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Wesley's home, 11374 US Highway 49 North, Silver City, Mississippi. Time will Noon to 2:30 PM followed by the spreading of ashes at 3:30 PM to 4 PM at Willow Bottom on 4 Mile road 1 mile north of the old home place.

The family request in place of flowers to please donate memorials to BARK animal shelter, PO Box 1015, Belzoni, Mississippi, or St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105.

Mortimer Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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