Lester Cemetery is located on Rocklick at Big Rock. The Cemetery can be seen from Route 645 on Old Rocklick Road. The Cemetery is located up in Grassy Fork Road, across the creek on a steep hillside.
Elisha Lester is one of the notable people buried in the Cemetery.
Elisha and his wife,Melvina McClanahan,were the parents of eleven children,Magaret ''Polly'' Lester Hurely,John Lester,Cindesta Lester,Almeda Lester,Mary Lester Davis,Henry H. Lester,and Maltilda Jane Lester Coleman.
Elisha along with his four brothers,served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. A new stone was placeed at his gravesite on May 6,2001 in memory of his service in the war.
Information was compiled by Brian Shortridge and Teresa Keen Matney with the help of Teresa Dotson and James Lester,s/o Isaac Jr and Bertie Lee Hayes Lester.Information from a speech given by Ed Talbott,111 at the dediction ceremony for Elisha Lester's grave marker.
GPS coordinates are n 37'' 22.740' 10.768
GPS Coordinates: 37.3789, -82.17954
- Added: 2 Apr 2012
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2444036
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