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Ruth Evelyn Williams Lester
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1920
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 2007
Vero Beach
Indian River County
Florida, USA

Ruth Evelyn Williams Lester, 86, died Jan. 6, 2007 at VNA Hospice House. She was born in Lawrence County, KY, and lived in Fort Pierce from 1945 to 1989, moving to St. Augustine then to Vero Beach in 1996.

She taught in a one-room schoolhouse in Lawrence County, KY. Then she taught elementary school from 1945 at the Delaware Avenue School and Garden City Elementary, both in Fort Pierce, until retirement in 1971.

Survivors include her sons, John A. Lester of Tallahassee and James H. Lester of Vero Beach; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lowell Lester, in 1994; and her son, William Roger Lester, in 1976.

SERVICES: Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon Jan. 9 at Yates Funeral Home, Fort Pierce. A funeral service will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. James M. Newsome, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Curtis Williams (1890 - 1959)
  Mona D. Whitt Williams (1891 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  John Lowell Lester (1921 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  William Roger Lester (1944 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cratis Dearl Williams (1911 - 1985)*
  Mabel Marie Williams Barber (1912 - 1995)*
  Ruth Evelyn Williams Lester (1920 - 2007)
  Otta Curtis Williams (1930 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Fort Pierce
St. Lucie County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Sharon O
Originally Created by: Shirley Bybee
Record added: Jan 07, 2007
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