A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the New Bethel Baptist Church, 1212 Johnson Street, Montezuma, Georgia with private burial.
Ms. Emma Jean was born June 29, 1936 in Dooly County, Georgia to the late Will Lester and the late Leila Duncan Lester. She acquired her education in the public school system of Dooly County. She was a faithful member of the New Bethel Baptist Church of Dooly, where she exemplified her worth on the Usher Board Ministry. After many years of unconditional love for her family and friends she retired after failing health as a homemaker.
She leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to her beloved five children and grandchildren, Geraldine Lester Felton (Lonnie), Douglasville, Georgia, Eloise Lester Carr, Montezuma, Georgia, Shirley Lester Frazier (Thomas), Monroe, Georgia, Alma Lester and Rose Lester both of Montezuma, Georgia; one godson, Mr. Westberry, Warner Robins, Georgia; twenty-three grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including one devoted Mrs. Ossie Mae Loman.