Feb. 6, 1958 Meridian Lauderdale County Mississippi, USA
OBITUARY-Times Post, Houston, MS Feb. 13, 1958
Services for Mrs. Betty Clark Lester, 73, who had resided in Chichasaw County all of her life, were conducted from the Pittsboro Baptist Church Friday afternoon, Feb. 7, at 2 pm. The Rev. Flenoy Clark of Houston and the Rev. Mr. Carter officiated. Burial was in the Pittsboro Cemetery with Norman Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Lester, who had been in failing health for six years, died Thursday, Feb. 6, about 11:30 am at a Meridian Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Tom Lester of Houston; a daughter, Mrs. Charles Martin of Houston; two sons, Max and Rex Lester, both of Houston; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She also leaves a brother, J. T. Clark, Sr. of Houston and a sister, Mrs. Dell Grimes of Palestine, AR. Mrs. Lester was born March 18, 1882, the daughter of the late J. O. Clark and Cynthia Stevens Clark. She was a member of the Houston Baptist Church.