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May 2, 2014

Earl Lester, 89; Clarksville

Funeral services for Earl Lester, 89, Clarksville, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Market Street Chapel, New Albany, with interment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died at Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was a native of Flat Lick, Ky., and retired from B.F. Goodrich after 33 years of employment. He was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Marie H. Payne Lester; son, Marvin Ray Lester and his wife, Brenda K, New Albany; daughters, Linda G. Pau, Clarksville, and Valarie J. Gregory and her husband, John B, New Albany; brother, Vincent Lester, Ohio; sister, Maxine Mills, Flat Lick, Ky., and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Axie Lester, brothers, Orange and Glenn Lester, and sister, Agnes Lester.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Kosair Charities.

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