The Picayune Item
Funeral Services for Easter Lily Rester, 103, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Thursday, November 29, 2012, will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Monday, December 3, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church; a second visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 12 p.m. until service time.
Burial will be in Rester Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.
A native of Progress Community, Miss., she was a Homemaker and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. She loved plants and working in her nursery, Rester's Nursery later renamed in her honor to Easter's Nursery.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Pridgen P. and Mary Christina Odom; her husband of 70 years, Roscoe H. Rester; her daughter, Christine R. Lee; her two sons, Hayward Rester and Terry Rester; and her grandson, Mark Mosteller.
Survivors include: her three daughters, Marjorie R. Sparks, Louise R. Kirkland and her husband Elvin, and Barbara Pat Dale; her two sons, David Rester and his wife Jane, and Conrad Rester and his wife Rhonda; her 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren.
Obituary, register book, and driving directions can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial trees or donations may be made to Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Road, Picayune, MS 39466, phone 601-799-2311.