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About jerryclester

Retired marine structural engineer, employed by Newport News Shipbuilding 1960-1994.

Directions to the Lester Cemetery – 1825

The cemetery is located 8 minutes from the town of Riner following State Rt. 8. After turning off Route 8 onto Rt. 602 (Laurel Ridge Mill Rd), the driveway to the house at 2424 Laurel Ridge Mill Rd. is a … Continue reading

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Mary Kay Lester Cooper – 100th Birthday

Mary Kay is a faithful supporter of the Lester Cemetery.  She celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Westminster  Village, 5801 W Bethel Ave, Muncie, IN 47304

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Lester Cemetery Maintenance

The fund is sufficient to pay for maintenance for 2019.

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Successful Fence Replacement Campaign

The fence around the Lester Cemetery has been replaced and paid for by donations from the descendants.  The cost was $4,280.45.  The new fence replaces one that was 52 years old and in bad shape.  The campaign only required a … Continue reading

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Lester Cemetery- From 1825

To donate to the cemetery maintenance fund, please mail a check to: Jerry C. Lester 3153 Gooding Place The Villages, FL 32162 I will add you to any future mailings.  Thanks, Jerry Lester

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Lester Cemetery

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Isa Ellen Lester Memoirs

I’ve had the hardcopy for some years and was inspired by my cousin, Judy Nichol Dahl, to scan and publish it.  It is a fascinating story!  Isa’s daughter, and Judy’s mother, Doris Lester Nichol encouraged Isa to write them, which … Continue reading

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