Mrs. Hazel P. Lester, age 87, of Nicholson died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at St. Gabriel of Athens. Mrs. Lester was born in Nicholson to the late, Theo and Pauline Seagraves Pittman. Mrs. Lester was a retired cashier and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lester was also preceded in death by her former husband, James C. Lester; and children, Tommy Lester, Marshall Lester, and Connie Richardson; and grandson, Kevin Richardson
Mrs. Lester is survived by her sons, Mike Lester (Patty) of Greensboro, GA and David Lester of Nicholson; daughter, Tonya Lester of Nicholson; seven grandchildren, a number of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 26th at 2:00 PM from New Harmony Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Waters officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 1-2 PM.
The family would like to send a special Thank You to St. Mary’s Hospice for the care and support they provided.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.