|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1915|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 2005|
BOONEVILLE - Irene Lester Hare, 90, of Booneville passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at the Booneville Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was the sole surviving member of three local families. She had been an active member of East Booneville Baptist Church prior to moving into the Landmark Assisted Living Facility six years ago. She began a working career at Blue Bell Manufacturing at the age of 17. She was the daughter of W.H. and Mary Felker Lester and is preceded in death by her parents; her siblings and their spouses, Bruce and Avery Lester, Lucille and Cecil Price, Rex and Dorothy Lester; one niece, Cecelia Tollison; one nephew, Freddie Lester; her first husband, Frank Houser Windham, and his siblings and their spouses, Ek and Sadie Windham, Honnell and Ecter Windham, Vivian and Clovis Cunningham; her second husband, Hubert Cecil Hare, and his siblings and their spouses, Alan and Ural Hare, Velma and Jimmy Hester, Ophelia and Joe Fugitt, Garvis and Alan Crabb, and Linda Hare.
She is survived by a daughter, Judith Windham Vick; four nieces, Barbara Young, Josie Smith, Brenda McClung and Sadie Downs; a nephew, Collins Windham; a stepsister, Grace Sample; the husband of her niece, Richard Tollison; and the wife of her nephew, Lexie Lester; and a number of stepnieces and stepnephews.
Her daughter is grateful to everyone who exhibited love and care, the wonderful staff at the Landmark, Dr. Chase and staff, and a special thanks to Dr. Dennis for his caring help.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to a church, charity or library of your choice. And to truly honor her memory, please take the time to make a special gesture toward helping someone in need.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at the Booneville Cemetery with Bro. Rickey Kelly officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at McMillan Funeral Home.
Tupelo Daily Journal
William Henry Christopher Lester (1879 - 1957)
Mary Lou Felker Lester (1884 - 1941)
Hubert C Hare (1910 - 1988)
Bruce Lester (1910 - 1994)*
Irene Lester Hare (1915 - 2005)
Rex Lester (1919 - 1971)*
Lucille Lester Price (1920 - 1967)*
Created by: Panola County Gal
Record added: Dec 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12826336
Escorted To Heaven On The Wings Of The Angels.|
Added: Dec. 20, 2011