SULLIGENT, Ala. — Odus Hester Jr., 67, died Feb. 11, 2019, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Services were Saturday at the chapel of Otts Funeral Home with James Godsey and Gary Hawkins officiating. Burial followed at Sulligent City Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday at funeral home. Mr. Hester was born Feb. 4, 1952, in Amory to the late Odus Hester Sr. and Ina C. Black. He was a 1970 graduate of Sulligent High School where he played football and baseball. Odus was previously employed at Hyster Company in Sulligent and Tecumseh in Verona. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Billy Hester. He is survived by his sons, Keith Hester of Columbus and Bryant Hester of Honolulu, Hawaii; brother, Charles Hester of Booneville; sister, Geraldine Clark of Sulligent, Alabama; and three grandchildren. Pallbearers: Keith Hester, Bryant Hester, David Hester, Johnny Northington, Donald Reed, Rusty Clark, Wayne Downey and Kenny Boozer
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 17, 2019
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