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Sherry Lee (Hester) Hunt

May 15, 1957 — December 5, 2022

Olive Branch, Mississippi

Sherry Lee Hester Hunt, age 65, resident of Olive Branch, Mississippi and wife of Robert E. Hunt, departed this life Monday morning, December 5, 2022 at Holly Springs Health and Rehabilitation.

Sherry was born May 15, 1957 in Camden, Tennessee, the daughter of the late James Thomas Hester and Peggy Ann Ellis Parker, and her stepfather, James L. Parker. She received her education in the DeSoto County School System and was employed as a DeSoto County Schools bus driver for many years before her retirement.

Sherry was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Byhalia, Mississippi and will be remembered for being a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed music, gardening and yardwork.

Mrs. Hunt is survived by her husband, Robert E. Hunt of Olive Branch, MS; two sons, Shawn Hunt (Summer) of Joiner, AR and Sawyer L. Hunt (Jessica) of Olive Branch, MS; three sisters, Annette Chandler of Hamilton, AL, Frances E. Bass (Roger) of Byhalia, MS and Janice Chandler of Hamilton, AL; three brothers, James “Gary” Hester (Debbie) of Byhalia, MS, Ronald E. Hester of Byhalia, MS and Clarence Gates, Jr. of Byhalia, MS; four grandchildren, Mason Lee Hunt of Olive Branch, MS, Tucker Allen Hunt of Olive Branch, MS, Shawn Luke Hunt of Joiner, AR and Adaline Hannah Hunt of Joiner, AR.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Hunt were held at 1 P.M. Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Oscar Geeslin officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery at Olive Branch, Mississippi.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Ridge Bass, R.J. Bass, Anthony Hamilton, Scotty Chandler, Nathan Chandler and Matthew Chandler.

The family requests that memorials be directed to St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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