Wayne Hester

Published 5:38 pm Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Aug. 1, 1942 – Nov. 28, 2023

HAMBURG – Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Hester will be on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at

Hamburg Baptist Church at 11 a.m., with burial to follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Hamburg, MS. Rev. Leslie Wooton will be officiating the services, with Franklin Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be at Franklin Funeral Home on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, from 5 until 8 p.m. and will resume at Hamburg Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, from 10 until time of service at 11 a.m.

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Mr. Wayne Hester, 81, of Roxie, passed from this life on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 1, 1942, in Hattiesburg, MS, to Noel Hester and Louise Lindley Hester.

He enjoyed anything outdoors, especially hunting at Lucky Hollow Hunting Club. He always looked forward to any family gathering where he could spend time laughing, fellowshipping, and reminiscing with loved ones. He served his country and retired from the Mississippi National Guard.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Noel and Louise Hester.

Survivors are his daughters, Tammy Fairburn of Monticello, Mississippi, Vicki King, and husband, Rusty of Roxie, MS, Katie Hester of Natchez, MS; son, Eddie Hester and his wife, Kristi of Meadville, MS; sister, Carolyn Cole of Hamburg, MS; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Hunter Ezell, Brody Cole, Darren Webb, Brent Cole, Dan McKinney, and Hunter Ezell.

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