John Thomas Nester
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John Thomas Nester
  • August 22, 1943 - January 17, 2011
  • De Kalb, Mississippi

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Services for Mr. John T. Nester will be held Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Stephens Funeral Home Chapel in DeKalb. Dr. Owen Gordon and Bro. Chris Gully will be officiating. Burial will be in the Union Hill Church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5pm to 8 pm at Stephens Funeral Home of DeKalb.

Mr. Nester, 67, of DeKalb passed away January 17th at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a civil engineering inspector for Engineering Plus.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Davis Nester, daughter, Dana Nester Hunt and her husband, Jeff of Clive, Iowa, daughter Linsey Nester Smith and her husband, Chad of Brandon, MS, brother, Howard Nester Jr. and his wife Barbara of Meridian and sister Natalie Stanley and her husband Dan, of Mobile, AL. He is also survived by his grandchildren Keely Marie Smith and Jody Dale Smith.

Mr. Nester was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Nester.

Pallbearers will be Billy Joe Hedgpeth, Roy Peden, Art Nester, Robert Earl Weaver, Don Nester and Mike Stanley. Honorary pallbearers will be Terrell Temple and all employees of Engineering Plus.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be sent to the Methodist Children's Home or the charity of your choice.