Jake Nester, 38, of Lake, MS, passed away on May 21, 2021, at St. Dominic Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson, MS. He was born to Eddie Nester and Jan Jones on May 1, 1983. Visitation will be on Monday May 24, 2021, from 4:30 PM until 8:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services, Lake, MS. Visitation on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, will be at First Baptist Church of Lake from 10:00 AM until 10:50 AM with services to follow at 11:00 AM. Bro. Jess Dilley will officiate the service and Bro. Ben Jones will deliver the Eulogy. Burial will be at Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery, Lawrence, MS, under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.
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Jake was a lifelong resident of Lake, MS. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake. Jake was a 2001 graduate of Lake High School where he excelled in baseball and football and they won the baseball State Championship in 2000 under the leadership of Coach Wyatt Tullos. After high school Jake attended East Central Community College under a baseball scholarship. He then graduated from Mississippi State with a Bachelor Degree in education. Jake started teaching and coaching at Lake High School with the baseball, softball, and football teams. At the time of his death he was Head Baseball Coach of Lake High School. Jake loved to play golf and he loved his family very much.
Jake is preceded in death by his grandparents, Edward Nester, John B. Jones and Sarah Sue Jones. He is survived by his wife Renee Thompson Nester of Lake, MS; parents, Eddie and Jan Nester of Lake, MS; daughter, Laken Nester and son Wes Nester both of Lake, MS; one sister, Jana Nester McGee (Steven) of Lake, MS; parental grandmother, Mamie Nester of Lake, MS; six nieces and nephews, Brady McGee, Brantlee McGee, Brylee McGee, Jacob Thompson, Cross Thompson and Emma Kate Thompson.
Pallbearers are Donovan Cooksey, Chris Anderson, Jason Wooten, Casey Johnson, Neal Tadlock, and Brent McMillan. Honorary Pallbearers are the Lake Baseball Team and former team members.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials to Lake Baseball Booster Club, c/o Stephanie Boles, P.O. Box 363, Lake, Ms 39092.
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