April 27, 2021, 86, Mount Olive –
Chester Delano Best, 86, resident of Mount Olive, passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Tuesday night, April 27, 2021.
Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, April 29, at 3 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. The Rev. Anthony Calhoun will officiate. Following the service, the family will greet friends.
Mr. Best, a native of the Dobbersville Community near Mount Olive, was a retired electrician.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Whitfield Best and Ada Belle McCullen Best; two brothers, J. W. Best and Ulysses Best; and three sisters, Billie Dove Cole, Marian Ruth Sutton, and Brenda Herndon.
Those who survive him include his wife of 67 years, Coleen Davis Best, of the home; two daughters and their husbands, Karen B. and Wayne Hobbs of Clinton, and Barbara B. and Glenn Barfield of Mount Olive; two grandchildren, Cullen Wayne Hobbs of Clinton, with special friend, Dorothy Lane, and Amber Barfield Issa of Raleigh; two great-grandchildren, Sami Issa and Jennah Issa, both of Raleigh; and a sister, Margaret Miller of Richmond, Va.