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Aaron Lester, Sr

Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Death 5 Apr 1979 (aged 81)
Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Burial Leigh, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 184664626 · View Source
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AARON LESTER SR. is the husband of Mrs. Saphronia Boone Lester whom he married on October 1, 1916 in Harrison County, Texas.

An obituary was published as follows:

"Funeral services for Aaron Lester, 83, of Route 1, Karnack, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant Hill CME Methodist Church in Leigh with Rev. Calvin Ruffin officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Leigh under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home. Mr. Lester died last Thursday at his home. A Harrison County native, he attended public schools here. A farmer, he was a member of Masonic Lodge and Pleasant Hill CME Methodist Church in Leigh.

Survivors include his wife, Saphronia Lester of Fort Worth; two sons, Uria Lester Sr. and Will Lester, both of Fort Worth; one daughter, Ima Sue Booker of Fort Worth; five brothers, Dempsey Lester and J.T. Lester, both of Fort Worth, Silas Geter and Tom Taylor, both of Karnack and Allen Geter of San Francisco, Calif.; four sisters, S.P. Coleman and Katie Cole of Henderson, Ms. L.T. Lester of California and Bessie Morris of Shreveport, Louis.; 24 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren."

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Sources ~ Obituary Published in the Thursday, April 12, 1979 Edition of The Marshall News Messenger [Texas Newspaper]; Texas Death Index & U.S. Social Security Death Index (self & his wife); Texas County Marriage License & Index; and the 1900-1940 US Census Records

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