BENOIT — Funeral services for Dorothy Frances Dexter Hester, 75, of Benoit, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Benoit Union Church. She died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Burial will be at Burris Cemetery, Benoit, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
“Dot” was born June 9, 1938, in Pace. She was a 1956 graduate of Rosedale High School, where she was Miss Rosedale High School. After graduation, she married Austin Hester, of Benoit, and they made their home in the Benoit area for 58 years. She was an employee of Delta and Pine Land Company for 40-plus years and was a faithful member of Benoit Union Church. She was a cherished and loved member of the Benoit community and was well known for being a wonderful cook and talented floral designer.