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 Shelby Jean <I>Young</I> Lester

Shelby Jean Young Lester

Birth
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Dec 2012 (aged 72–73)
Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial Big Rock, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101995144 · View Source
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SHELBY JEAN YOUNG ELSWICK LESTER, 73 years of age of the Home Creek Section of Grundy, Virginia departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, December 10, 2012 at the Buchanan General Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of the late Taylor and Gladys Spencer Young. She was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was of the Christian faith. Mrs. Lester was a 35-year cancer survivor. She was a wonderful, caring, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker and formerly Owned/Operated the Home Creek Market. She loved her Lord, her family and her flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1-Daughter: Crissy Sparks, 1-Son: William Sparks, 1-Sister: Minnie Mae Egresitz and 2- Grandsons: Jamie Elswick and Donnie Overstreet.
Mrs. Lester is survived by 4-Daughters: Rita Mullins Hale and husband Leon Hale, Dismal River, VA,
Wanda Elswick and fiancé Danny Freeman, Cayce, SC, Becky and husband Stewart Rohrer, Home Creek, VA, Sharon Brown, Bristol, TN, 2-Sons: Johnny and wife Donna Elswick, Hurt, VA, Elbert Lester, Jr., Home Creek, VA
Also, survived by 6-Granddaughters: Teresa Mullins Cantrell, Kelly Rohrer Matney, Ashley Chapman, Andrea Mullins, Alison Brown, and Emily Lester; 5-Grandsons: Jesse Mullins, Jr., Christopher Mullins, Matthew Rohrer, Aaron Elswick and Jacob Brown; 9- Great-Grandchildren: Alex, Belle, Anthony, Andrew, Aaron, Tangie, Alivia, Kylee and Nick; and a Special Son-in-Law: Jesse Mullins, Sr. of Home Creek, VA.
Funeral Services for SHELBY JEAN YOUNG ELSWCK LESTER will be conducted Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Evg. Stanley Smith officiating with burial to follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.
Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday evening at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.
Active pallbearers will be Jesse Mullins, Jr., Chris Mullins, Randall Cantrell, Matt Rohrer, Alex Blankenship and Chuck Hall.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grundyfuneralhome.com.
Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of all arrangements.


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  • Created by: Vernon Miller
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101995144
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Shelby Jean Young Lester (1939–10 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101995144, citing Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon Miller (contributor 47101395) .