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Murphy's Chapel Cemetery
Monday April 5th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Parker's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Monday April 5th, 2021

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David M. Hester, Sr.



Mr. David M. Hester, Sr., age 82, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, April 02, 2021 with his loved ones at his side.  A native of McDowell County, North Carolina, born on October 04, 1938, he was the son of the late Con and Mary Ellen Hoyle Hester. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah Hester; one daughter, Annette Hester; two sisters, Thelma Morgan and Maude Lipscomb; and three brothers, Fred Hester, Robert Hester and Joe Hester. 


A member of Parkers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Marion, David, who had a sense of humor, enjoyed traveling, but most of all, he loved going to church and serving the Lord.


He is survived by, his loving and devoted wife, Ada Haynes Hester; one son, David Hester, Jr. (Jessica); one daughter, Vanessa Hester; two grandchildren, Abbie Hester and Joel Robinette; one sister, Mary McPeters (Vernon); and numerous nieces and nephews.


A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 05, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Parkers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Victor Worley and Rev. Dean Owenby officiating.  Interment will follow at Trinity Hill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.


Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Hester’s memory are asked to consider, Parkers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 608 Jacktown Road, Marion, North Carolina 28752.





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Ada, I am so sorry for your loss. You were a great wife and a great mother to Vanessa. I know you are still grieving and I am praying for you. I know how much you miss Vanessa. She loves you so much. And we love you.

Belinda Taylor Sep 28 2022 6:05 PM

Little David (you will always be that to me as your Dad was big David) and all your family I am so sorry to hear of Uncle David's passing. I have many memories of him through the years. I know he is at rest from the cares of this life. May God comfort you as only He can. Your family is in my prayers. My love to everyone. Your cousin Mary Center.

Mary Center Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

May the days come with great memories of your dad our prayers are with you and may God comfort you at this time

Glenda Wilson Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Hester, Sr.

Gail Thomas Dills Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Hester, Sr.

Doris Smith Pritchard Apr 4 2021 12:00 AM

David and Jessica we are so sorry for your loss. We pray the Lord will hold you and your family in the palm of his hand during this time. Love you.

Ronnie and Barbara Wilson Apr 4 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of David Hester, Sr.

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A candle was lit in memory of David Hester, Sr.

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