|Birth: ||Jul. 30, 1917|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 2004|
BALENTINE, LESTER HARVEY, SR., Graveside services for Lester Harvey Balentine, Sr., of Opelika, will be Monday, November 22, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Birmingham, AL, with Dr. Mike King officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 21, 2004, from 3 until 5 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, and on Monday, November 22, 2004, at the Bethel Methodist Church one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Balentine, who died Thursday, November 18, 2004, at Bethany House, was born July 30, 1917, in Indiana, Pennsylvania. He was retired from the State of Alabama as Manager of the State Employment Service in Phenix City, AL. He was also retired from the U.S. Army. Mr. Balentine was a member of the Opelika First Baptist Church. He was a deacon and an ordained minister.
He is survived by his wife, Mae Lois Balentine of Opelika; daughter, Rhonda Leah Phillips of St. Petersburg, FL; son, Lester Harvey Balentine, Jr. of Birmingham, AL; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Opelika First Baptist Church Music Department, or to the Bethany House, 1171 Gatewood Drive, Building 100, Auburn, AL 36830.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.
- published in The Birmingham News on Sunday, November 21, 2004, page 20A
Bethel United Methodist Cemetery
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