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Services

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Phares Steavens Nye

April 27, 1934 ~ Nov. 12, 2019

Services will be held:

James Benton Hollingsworth

October 3, 1942 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 15, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

James Benton Nordan

March 22, 1928 ~ November 10, 2019

Services will be held: November 14, 2019

Richard Henry Gulley

11/13/1935 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 11, 2019

Alan Bruce Clark

March 7, 1957 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 12, 2019

Marvin Lewis Jones

February 10, 1937 ~ November 8, 2019

Services will be held: November 12, 2019

James David Smith

01/15/1934 ~ November 7, 2019

Services will be held: November 11, 2019

Ricky Lynn Matthews

November 12, 1953 ~ November 6, 2019

Services will be held: November 9, 2019

Stephen Lee Hester



Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

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Stephen Lee Hester, 78, passed away on Wednesday. A native of Durham NC, he was the son of the late Frank and Jessamine Bullock Hester.

A graveside service will be 11:00 am Friday at Raleigh Memorial Park. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Murdoch Developmental Center in Butner, NC.

Stephen is survived by his brothers, Reece Hester and wife, Becky, Larry Hester and wife, Jerry, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the loving care provided to Steve by the staff of Murdoch Developmental Center.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Murdoch Developmental Center, Attention: Parkview Cottage, PO Box 3000, 1600 East C Street, Butner, NC 27509


Visitation


Service

September 13, 2019

11:00 AM

Graveside - Raleigh Memorial Park
7209 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27612

Guestbook

  1. Sharon E Starnes

    Reece,
    Thinking about you at this difficult time with fond memories of visiting with Steve over the years. He was such a sweet fellow. Makes me smile to remember how people always “reminded him of (somebody),” his love of Elvis and his “letters.”
    Most sincerely,
    Sharon (aka Loretta Lynn:)

  2. Kathy Sommerfeld

    Reese, your whole family are in my loving thoughts. I did not know your brother but Sharon’s note helped me catch a glimpse of what a good soul he was.
    With love,
    Kathy Sommerfeld

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