Lester Cemetery

From Rt. 83 going toward Grundy, VA, where you turn down to Stateline Ridge #1, Lester Cemetery sits on the left up on a hill. Original information was read by Joyce Reed and Ruby Payne on June 8, 2000, although a few additions have been made.

Contributor: Joyce Reed


Name Birth       Death        
Virgie Endicott Mullins 09-03-1914  07-21-1987  
Laura A. Mullins 09-16-1912 06-19-1985  
Isaac Mullins 04-05-1909 11-19-1985  
Eddie Dial [ ] 13-1935 08-07-1980 stone broken
Kevin M. Dial 09-19-1966 09-28-1966  
Eula Marie Stone 02-05-1935 01-04-1976  
Lou Vicey Church Matney 02-04-1904 10-01-1975  
Stella Lester Martin 03-15-1918 10-31-1977  
Albert L. Martin 05-06-1897 10-31-1977 PVT US Army WW I
Rockie M. Mullins 01-07-1961 01-11-1961 double stone
Harland P. Mullins 12-21-1961 12-21-1961 double stone
Ollie Jane Eller 09-26-1940 11-22-1978  
Harvey Hassel Mullins 03-17-1932 09-30-1998  
Carol Mullins      
Bertha Ethel Mullins 11-06-1933 11-30-1994  
Robert F. Rowe 07-02-1903 10-27-1982  
Nancy M. Lester Rowe 12-06-1881 12-19-1969  
Sarah Ray 01-13-1915 06-19-1961  
Loranza Dowl Rowe Sr. 08-18-1879 07-27-1960  
Leo Davis 07-06-1945 10-17-1964  
C. Columbus Davis 1906 1976  
Andy Garfield Blankenship 01-28-1941 09-28-1941  
Stella Blankenship 1919 1981  
Monroe Blankenship 1908 1985  
Martha Sylvania Thomas 01-26-1897 10-15-1974  
James T. Thomas 06-13-1897 04-17-1957 PVT 25 CO 7 BN West Virginia INF REPL & TNG CP WW I
Hillard Jeff Endicott 12-31-1936 11-29-1983  
Stewart Endicott 02-18-1902 12-20-1972  
Elpha B Stacy 01-03-1910 12-23-1999 double stone
Joe Glen Stacy 03-29-1903 03-18-1977 double stone
Lou B. Lester 11-25-1903 06-07-1985  
Edward W. Clark 08-10-1924 10-28-1990 CPL US Army WW II
William Lester 09-30-1877 12-18-1960  
Louesa Lester 06-15-1878 10-11-1957  
Baby Horn     d/o Carl and Jewel Horn
Deedy Daniels 11-06-1915 02-04-1979  
Armenta J. Lester 06-08-1910 02-07-1936  
Iona Lester      
Vernie Lester      
Virgie Lester      
Lonia Lester      
Robert Lyoid Horn 02-11-1962 03-13-1966  
James Alva Horn 10-11-1899 08-18-1964  
Dewey H. Horn 1920 1936  
Bertha Horn 06-27-1896 09-16-1983  
Cleve Blankenship 07-25-1922 01-06-1973 double stone
Nancy Blankenship 01-31-1928   double stone
Roy Blankenship 06-11-1953 06-16-1953  
Donald Ray Blankenship 11-26-1944 12-03-1944  
Donie Blankenship 05-05-1968 03-17-1969  
Dennis H. Dotson 06-21-1948 07-14-1948  
Garnet Davis 02-20-1923 02-19-1995  
Olda Davis 10-12-1919 05-19-1948  
Charles B. Lester 06-23-1892 07-17-1965  
Christopher Lincoln Lester 12-04-1977 12-04-1977  
Alfred C. Lester 1931 1965  
Jimmy E. Rowe 1937 1996 funeral home marker
Linnie Lester 1918 2000  
Rosa Hess 02-10-1921 01-14-1987  
Matt Lester 1928 1984  
James H. Roberts 06-30-1904 11-30-1988  
Sarah Belle Ratliff 1908 1984  
Lawrence Roberts 03-09-1935 07-24-1982 grave marked with wood cross
Orville Coleman 1947 1999 funeral home marker
Janice Gay Coleman 1949 1997  
Dorothy L. Roberts 12-04-1932 06-11-1993 double stone
George W. Roberts 08-19-1922   double stone
William Marion Lester 12-03-1887 01-11-1963  
Tom Tipton   1946 age 69
Joe Tipton   1937 age 34
Burness B. Tipton 04-19-1933 08-07-1934  
Henry Horn 1900 01-25-1924  
Polly Horn 06-06-1877 01-13-1941  
Will M. Horn 11-15-1870 04-16-1950  
Lottie Carter 01-18-1902 11-21-1966  
Artemus Horn 1908 1974 double stone
Lona Horn 1912 1993 double stone
Luther A. Blankenship 12-03-1909 01-08-1965  
Thomas Joe Clark   08-20-1960 Gson/o Luther Blankenship
Sharon E. Smith 11-03-1960 04-18-1961 Gdau/o Luther Blankenship
James Blankenship      
Rachel Blankenship 04-28-1883 10-09-1955  
C. A. Lester 07-01-1855 05-06-1929 double stone
Jane Lester 06-18-1961 04-30-1937 double stone
John A. Lester 11-08-1896 09-04-1923 double stone
Rosa E. Lester 07-17-1898 10-14-1931 double stone
Nelson Thornsbury 05-20-1934 05-21-1934  
Grant Lester 01-10-1923 04-24-1995  
Clary Jane Jones 10-30-1896 03-03-1973  
Abraham Jones 02-19-1883 05-30-1961  
Vince Jones 03-25-1920 06-08-1921  
Alice Jones 06-30-1924    
Mattie Matilda Blankenship 1890 1976  
John Garfield Blankenship 05-15-1885 02-20-1964  
Lawrence Blankenship 05-08-1927 08-08-1927 double stone
Lace Blankenship 05-08-1927 08-08-1927 double stone
Sintha May Blankenship 11-27-1924 09-24-1926  
Willie Blankenship 01-03-1901 08-17-1922  
Dolly Harrison 08-11-1912 10-14-1965  
Jimmy Davis 1936 1937  
Henry Earl Lester 01-06-1912 03-16-1967  
grave marked with A.B.     can't read
Molly Frances Davis 03-29-1879 09-14-1910  
Baby Davis      
Baby      
Baby Davis (Elisha)?      
Baby William Davis      
Baby      
Baby Serah Davis      
Baby Jerry Davis      
____Allen     field rock
Elisha Baker 1903 1904  
Elisha Lester 11-26-1837 10-07-1914  
Lora Etta Horn 1902 1904  
George Lester 11-27-1913 12-21-1916  
Liley Lester 03-15-1917 12-1919  
Burbidge Horn 07-08-1897 03-02-1900  
E. Wallace Lester 1907 1928  
Lucinda Roberts 09-16-1895 03-12-1935 double stone
Maston Roberts 05-14-1862 04-26-1927 double stone
Margie Mullins 12-15-1860 09-01-1941  
Conly Lester 10-08-1848 10-13-1931  
Rebecca Lester 05-04-1840 11-12-1918  
Little William Davis 01-25-1927 01-29-1929  
Virginia "Jenny" Mullins 07-07-1907 08-12-1986  
Ira C. Davis 02-22-1920 11-12-1946  
Ella Davis 12-09-1896 04-05-1970 double stone
Van Davis 05-07-1887 04-23-1968 double stone
Samuel D. Baker 1936 1958  
Rachel B. Bowen 09-06-1916 01-24-1980  
Perry Lee Bowen 12-27-1940 05-02-1950  
Robert Dean Bowen 10-23-1955 05-12-2005  
James R. Roberts 09-22-1934 01-04-1954  
Pricy Callaway 12-11-1872 07-31-1923  
John P. Callaway 09-01-1864 08-20-1914  
Perlina Lester 09-12-1856 02-02-1926  
Joseph (Sig) Lester 09-10-1855 06-25-1933  
Mary B. Lester 06-25-1879 06-27-1952  
John F. Lester 05-10-1874 05-12-1956  
McKinley Lester Sr. 12-25-1896 08-27-1963  
Cynthia Mae Lester 05-02-1903 11-18-1980  
Clarence E. Taylor 09-07-1921 03-23-1998  
Katherine Baker 1930   double stone
Charlie A. Baker 1909 1976 double stone
Everett McClanahan 07-23-1958 07-23-1958  
George Lester 06-17-1906 06-26-1970  
Douglas Ray Davis 1952 1953  
Louisa Kennedy 1896 1997 double stone
John L. Kennedy 1878 1956 double stone
Bessie Mae Lester      
Short 02-24-1910 09-14-1955  
Wallace Lester 06-24-1880 06-12-1962  
Ella Lester 02-17-1885 07-10-1955  
Rachel (Lester) Bailey 11-09-1861 12-09-1914  
Ballard J. Jones 1871 1943 double stone
Nancy E. Jones 1890 1950 double stone
Pearly Jones 1918 1933  
John K. Justus 09-15-1926   double stone
Rosie E. Justus 05-07-1928 07-14-1993 double stone
Baby Justus 09-10-1952 09-10-1952 double stone; Infant daughters of
Baby Justus 10-20-1945 12-09-1945 double stone; Kenny & Rosie Justus
David Wayne Justice   10-30-1960  
Mary M. Lester 07-08-1889 07-06-1964  
James C. Lester 07-03-1879 08-19-1964  
James H. Blankenship 01-22-1888 12-09-1965  
William Blankenship      
Elias Blankenship 05-15-1911 11-09-1977  
Autry Blankenship 08-28-1955 11-26-1988  
Thelma Blankenship 10-24-1934 09-13-1990  
Montague Mullins 04-29-1909 05-22-1975 double stone
Rebecca Mullins 03-16-1923 01-27-1967 double stone
Nettie Blankenship 02-24-1912 03-02-1982  
Harold Dean Keene 11-29-1974    
Miles Charlie Keene 06-11-1944 03-15-2000  
Ballard Viars 1908 1974 double stone
Lucy A. Viars 1908 1998 double stone
Chester Roberts 01-01-1916 04-13-1977  
Darrell E. Turner Sr. 1951 1995 funeral home marker
Sam Bailey 04-26-1894 01-01-1977  
Robert Lester 06-08-1898 03-29-1975 double stone
Ella Lester 11-12-1899 10-29-1974 double stone
Frank Lester 02-08-1905 10-26-1983 double stone
Susie Lester 07-09-1909 04-08-1997 double stone
L. C. Lester 12-05-1913 01-10-1940  
Lida Margret Davis 1898 1940  
Tilda Lester 1896 1977 double stone
Arch Lester 1879 1951 double stone
Larwrence H.      
McClanahan 1915 1995 double stone
Ocie E. McClanahan 1920   double stone
William I Davis 07-22-1876 10-18-1961 double stone
Martha Davis 04-13-1878 03-03-1964 double stone
James R. Horn 1904 1974 double stone
Tennessee Horn 1903 1993 double stone
Charlie A. Horn 04-12-1909 02-17-1974  
Elder B. N. Horn 03-04-1872 12-30-1939  
Sarah A. Horn 12-09-1876 08-27-1924  
Frances Reynolds Baker 1912 1999  
Newton Reynolds 1896 1972  
Ezra Lincous Davis 09-06-1914 01-07-1988  
James Henry Horn 09-03-1864 10-07-1962  
Mary Horn 01-27-1872 07-01-1945  
Chester Davis 12-13-1938 12-14-1938  
Ethel Davis 12-31-1935 02-14-1936  
Andrew Davis 1875 1934 double stone
Betty Davis 1874 1959 double stone
Burl Davis 09-08-1919 12-01-1997  
Gracie Justice 09-10-1918 03-10-1938  
W. P. Davis 05-01-1899 04-22-1922  
Daniel L. Kennedy 09-11-1892 12-04-1980 double stone
Sarah M. Kennedy 07-07-1894 05-13-1992 double stone
Garnie F. Kennedy 09-03-1916 05-08-1937  
Warren L. Kennedy 02-02-1922 02-09-1922  
Freelon Hyson Horn 07-05-1892 07-18-1972 PVT. US Army
Zannie Lee Smith 01-06-1945 03-14-1986  
Sol Mullins 01-01-1910 05-05-1988 double stone
Mable Mullins 03-06-1917 04-08-1992 double stone
Mary E. Vance 03-30-1899 11-24-1918  
Newton K. Davis 03-12-1901 11-01-1918  
Dorothy Lester 04-1925 12-1925 triple stone
David Lester 04-02-1900 07-11-1938 triple stone
Bessie Lester 10-11-1906 04-22-1918 triple stone
Jackson Lester 1875 1943  
Nancy M. Lester 1874 1918  
Nancy Carol Vance 03-22-1940 08-29-1941 d/o Herman & Kansas Vance
Francis Kennedy 01-15-1909 11-08-1981 double stone
Gladys Kennedy 1914 2000 double stone; Married 9-8-1933
Joseph M. Kennedy 09-28-1941 08-31-1966  
Marie Justice 06-13-1958    
Ellen I. Roberts 1909 1960 double stone
Jim H. Roberts 1904   double stone
Darlon Fay Roberts 04-18-1934 05-01-1934  
Edward W. Kennedy 05-19-1919 06-19-1972 double stone; Tech 4 Batry A 460 Procht FA BN
Alpha Crockett Kennedy 04-01-1911 11-16-1981 double stone
Ethel C. Kennedy 04-02-1915 03-18-1999 double stone
Cecil Calvert Kennedy 07-24-1921 03-01-1998 double stone; US Navy WW I
Neveal Viers 12-16-1927 09-21-1928  
Ruth Horn 06-29-1929 06-29-1929  
Lena Cosby Horn 03-30-1905 02-12-1984 double stone
Miles Anderson Horn 01-12-1905 08-14-1965 double stone
Kermit Horn 08-27-1930 07-09-1967 WV US Air Force
Peggy Sue Lester 11-22-1951 12-19-1951  
Albert Roberts 06-03-1898 05-07-1938  
Ellen L. Roberts 12-15-1908 08-03-1960  
Robert Franklin Lester 01-10-1915 08-25-1967 Virginia PFC CO. M 91 Infantry WWII
Gracie Blankenship 1917   double stone
Burl A. Blankenship 1920 1976 double stone
Burchie Smith 03-02-1961 03-02-1961  
Don Lester 12-25-1959 12-26-1959  
Evelyn F. Turner 1949 1996  
Glen Blankenship 07-13-1946   double stone
Lois Ann Blankenship 08-01-1947 08-04-1998 double stone
Clyde Endicott 1917 1992 double stone
Setha Endicott 1926   double stone
Martha Jane Rife 09-06-1889 04-04-1969  
Nelson Rife 02-28-1935 08-05-1990 double stone
Rosa Belle Rife 04-07-1897 08-13-1980  
Burb Lester 11-21-1919 08-04-1975 CPL. Army Air Forces WW II
Edna Lydia Lester 10-01-1922 04-09-1992 double stone
James Alva Lester 10-25-1906 03-31-1978 double stone
Everett W. Lester 1911 1976  
William A. Lester 03-03-1909 12-27-1983 SGT. US Army WWII
Betty Jean Snyder 1947 1996  
Clyde Lester Jr. 07-12-1978 07-12-1978 Infant s/o Clyde & Linda Lester
Julia Caroline Sparkman 02-22-1973 07-04-1999  
Dennis McCoy 02-16-1919   double stone
Laura McCoy 07-04-1929 01-04-1993 double stone; married 7-18-1946
William Curtis Lester 02-11-1963 06-16-1986  
Carl K. Horn Sr. 12-05-1927 01-12-1999 double stone; F1 US Navy WW II
Jewel Horn 04-09-1931   double stone
John M. Fugitt 03-13-1930 12-27-1991  
Aldie Justice 1932 1999  
William Martin 08-24-1904 10-31-1977  
Mary Mullins Lester 02-07-1903 06-02-1973  
Tora Lester Hicks 1924 1973  
Mildred Evelyn Lester 07-07-1924 12-10-1977  
Letcher F. Crouse 05-06-1891 01-21-1975  
Nevada Crouse 03-16-1893 03-08-1980  
Gladice Crouse 01-25-1936 02-23-1996  
Beula May Lester 06-18-1923 02-26-1992  
Matthew Todd Keene 04-23-1981 09-19-1998  
Trecy M. Davis 04-11-1946   double stone
Virgil H. Davis 02-07-1925 09-08-1995 double stone; PFC US Army WW II
Viginia E. Keene 1917 1983 double stone
Dewey Keene 1917 1971 double stone
Lenora Pennington 02-28-1944   double stone
Paul Pennington 08-14-1940 05-10-1992 double stone; married 4-16-1962
William H. Baker 06-22-1936 03-02-1979  
Frank Blankenship 03-08-1892 04-17-1972  
Rebecca Blankenship 04-17-1897 05-12-1974  
Ralph Edward Baker 1958   funeral home marker
Wesley Mullins 04-09-1931 08-10-1992  
Alva Mullins 04-12-1914 12-29-1955 WWII
Alva Allen 05-06-1960 05-06-1960 same grave
Lottie Allen 05-06-1960 05-06-1960 same grave
Laura McCory Burks 02-06-1916 01-30-1988 double stone
Alfred Burks 11-16-1920 06-09-1983 double stone
James Henry Baker 07-18-1899 10-31-1957 double stone
Zetta Baker 05-30-1912   double stone
Eva Baker 09-10-1910 09-19-1982  
Rev. Jink Baker 10-24-1907 10-22-1967  
Virgie May Baker 02-04-1900 11-09-1985  
Leonard Lee Cantrell 03-17-1938 11-30-1958  
William H. Baker 12-01-1944 03-02-1984 Vietnam War
Lonnie Baker 11-28-1919 02-21-1951  
Rosa Burks      
Blankenship 1928 1987  
Laura Lester Coleman 12-22-1933 10-04-1994  
Curtis Rowe 12-28-1954    
Mary Ann Coleman 01-29-1972    
Larry Joe McCoy 03-23-1958 09-07-1983 double stone
Evelena Karol McCoy 03-08-1957   double stone; married 4-12-1977
Jim Bob Baker 02-01-1924 03-17-1963  
S/o Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Horn 12-03-1952 12-03-1952  
Jackie Ray Lester 1950 1950  
Ira Davis 03-16-1924 03-27-1972 WWII
Victor Davis 11-19-1937   double stone
Nancy E. Carter 04-29-1914   double stone
Ray R. Bolden 1927 1976 double stone
Loretta D. Bolden 1929 1993 double stone
Connie Lea Davis 07-02-1951 10-11-1951?  
Callie Davis 1916 1977  
J. H. Davis 03-18-1897 10-16-1960  
L. A. Lester 06-05-1904 01-10-1940  
Marion F. Kennedy 01-01-1886 09-26-1976  
Linnie Jane Kennedy 10-10-1892 02-04-1939  
Joseph W. Stumbo 05-26-1894 04-26-1969 WV PVT. WW I
Maurice Matthew Roberts 07-27-86 07-27-86  
There are approximately 61 graves that are marked with fieldrock, stones that can't be read, wooden crosses or unmarked.


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