Memorial services for Danny Earl Lester, 63, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, January 23 at Sharkey Issaquena Hospital in Rolling Fork. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Born in Arcola, MS where he received his education from Riverside High School. He has lived his whole life in the Delta where he was engaged in farming. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Lester; step-father, D. H. “Pete” Johnston; and by two brothers, Michael Johnston and Howell Johnston.
He is survived by his mother, Dezzie Lee Johnston of Greenville; daughter, Rena Lester of Greenville; three sons, Danny Lester, Jr. (Amanda) of Tunica, Matt Lester of Marvel, AR and Westley Lester of Marvel, AR; two brothers, Charlie Lester of Greenville and Randy Lester of Morton, MS; six sisters, Evelyn Bell of Rolling Fork, Phyllis Sullivan (Chris) of Greenville, Marion Butler (Mike) of Columbus, Ann Westbrook (Donald) of Pelahatchie, MS, Robbie Rust (Troy) of Pelahatchie, MS and Brenda Alexander (Randy) of Cato, MS; step-mother, Pat Lester of Morton, MS and two grandsons.