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Obituary
Millicent Marie Lanier Hester
February 07, 1933 - February 07, 2019
Born in Pender County, North Carolina
Resided in Hurdle Mills, NC
Visitation
Saturday February 09, 2019, After the Service
Salem United Methodist Church
933 Salem Church Rd.
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
 
Service
Saturday February 09, 2019, 11:00 AM
Church Service
Salem United Methodist Church
933 Salem Church Rd.
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
Hurdle Mills

Millicent Marie Lanier "Millie" Hester age 86 died Thursday morning, February 7, 2019 at her home. She was born in Pender County to the late Amos Decatur and Hattie Lou Batts Lanier. Millie was wife of the late Harold Wilkerson Hester, Sr. She is predeceased by her brother, Maxie Jerome Lanier, two sisters, Merna Airlene Lanier Phillips and Della Kathleen Lanier Williams. She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Millie was retired from the NC Employment Security.

Surviving are four children and their spouses, Harold Wilkerson "Hal" Hester, Jr. and wife, Julie of Huntersville, Ara Marie Hester Sappenfield and husband, David of Bahama, Janet Lou Hester Lea and husband, Bert and Stephen Lanier Hester and wife Melanie all of Hester's Store; 7 Grandchildren, Jenny Lea Burroughs Fowler (Brian), Harold Wilkerson"Wil" Hester III, (Katie), Sarah Louise Powell, Meredith Hester Lea Harris (John Price), Luke Ranson Hester, Ara Laura Sappenfield, and Madeline Grace Lea; 4 Great Grandchildren, Brianna Michelle Connolly, Claire Grace Wolfe, Ellison Reece Harris, and James Suriya Hester. One brother, Gene Buron Lanier, 2 sisters, Sheila Nadine Lanier Herring (Morris), and Selma Janice Lanier Smith.

A celebration of life memorial service will be 11:00 AM Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Salem United Methodist Church with the Rev. Renee Burnette and Harold Wilkerson "Wil" Hester III officiating. Visitation and a meal will follow the service in the fellowship hall of Salem United Methodist Church.

A private burial will be held prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to The Hester's Family Cemetery, c/o Marie Sappenfield, 6 Pearce Wynd Rd., Bahama, NC 27503 or Salem United Methodist Church Memorial Fund,933 Salem Church Road, Hurdle Mills NC 27541 or where gifts may be given online, salemumcpersoncounty.com.

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