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Samuel L. Lester
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1931
Death: Dec. 28, 2011

SAMUEL L. LESTER, 80, of Millington, died December 28, 2011 at Veterans Medical Center Memphis. He was a retired Captain for Memphis Police Dept., member of Shelby Forest Baptist Church, a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, a Purple Heart recipient, member of Millington Blue Lodge, Scottish Rite and Al Chymia Shrine. He was the best husband and father. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday, December 30 and service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, December 31, all at Millington Chapel. Interment will be in Cathey Cemetery, Wyatte, MS. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Freda Lester; daughter, Samantha (John) Lodrique; sons, William B. Lester, Michael D. (Charlene) Lester, James L. (Deea) Lester, Samuel W. (Cara) Lester; nine grandchildren, Colt, Amber, Cody, Lauren, Morissa, Chase, Grant, Marianna, Max. He also leaves a host of cousins and one aunt. Mr. Lester was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph J. and Pearl McCrary Lester, one sister, Jo Alice Samford, one son, Kim Lester and one grandchild, Kasey. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Cathey Cemetery Fund. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel (Published in The Commercial Appeal on December 30, 2011) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph James Lester (1906 - 1977)
  Pearl L. McCrary Lester (1911 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Jo Alice Lester Samford (1928 - 1990)*
  Samuel L. Lester (1931 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cathey Cemetery
Wyatte
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Dec 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82689761
Samuel L. Lester
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