Jena Christine “Chrissy” Hester, 38, of Montrose, died on Monday, February 27, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident.
She attended Lakeside High School in Lake Village and was a homemaker. She served on the Montrose City Council and was a former member of the Montrose Volunteer Fire Department. She loved to fish.
Mrs. Hester was a native of Monroe, Louisiana and a resident of Montrose for the past 22 years.
She was preceded in death by a son, Aubyrn Thomas Hester in 2016; her grandmother, Christine (Cricket) Burns and an uncle, Jeff Burns.
She is survived by her husband, William Hester of Montrose; a stepson, Kalen Blake Hester of Lake Village; her mother, Vicki Mixon and stepfather, Franky, of Montrose; her father, Keith Bunn and stepmother, Pam, of Ruston, Louisiana; a brother, Buster Craig and wife, Brooklyn, of West Monroe, Louisiana; her grandfather, Earl Burns of Montrose; two step-brothers, Chris Oehlerich and Brad Oehlerich both of Covington, Georgia; two children of her heart, Zoey and Jay Cessor of Montrose; a niece, a nephew and special friends, Bennie and Rose Mary Young of Hermitage and Jennifer Andrews and Marcy Henslee both of Crossett.
Graveside services and burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 3, at the Montrose Cemetery with Rev. David Owens officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Cameron Parkerson, T.J. Burns, Jim Cessor, Bradley Rosenbaum, Chris Markham and Jimmy Parkerson.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.