Copy the text below and then paste that into your favorite email application.
Daphne A. Hester Burnett, born June 2, 1936, passed away at home September 30, 2021, from Dementia and complications from COVID19. Preceded in death by her parents, Gladys Bishop Collier and Horace Haskins Collier of Surry County. Her brothers, Roy T. Collier and Horace “Ray” Collier. Father of her Children, Hafford “Hal” D. Hester, and second husband, George M. Burnett.
Survived by her daughters, Jacqueline A. Bryan (Tom) and Barbara H. Pride (Gary); son, Charles D. Hester (Donna); brother, Gary L. Collier (Linda); grandchild, Ryan Merritt (Chris); great grandchildren, Casey, McKenzie, Charlotte, and several nieces and nephews.
Her greatest passion was caring for others, working at Southside Regional Medical Center (Sycamore St.) as a CNA. After retirement she continued working in home health care. In addition to working, she loved taking care of her family, flower gardening, and watching the hummingbirds.
The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice, especially Nurses Erin, Shannon, and Aide Brandy. Personal Caregiver, Nancy Gholson who stepped up at any moment to help for the past 5 years.
Due to COVID19 there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be private for immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel is serving the family. Condolences may be posted at RWBakerFH.com
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors