Evelyn Carol Lester

Born on June 1, 1948

Departed on April 9, 2016 and resided in White House, TN

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Evelyn Carol Lester, April 9, 2016, age 67 of White House. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Lester Conatser, and brother Thomas Watkins. Survived by her husband of 46 years, Michael Lester, Sr.; son, Michael (Melissa) Lester, Jr.; son-in-law, Donnie (Traci) Conatser; grandchildren, Ashley Conatser (Brandon Creekmore), Kennedy (Cody) Ring, Donovan Conatser, Michael Reid Lester, Tristan “Mikey” Houk; great-grandchildren, Garrett Jones, Britin Atchley, Easton Ring, Alexis Creekmore; brother, Michael Watkins; sisters, Debbie Gray (Michael Smith), Brenda (Gary) Clark; several nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House on Wednesday April 13 from 2 p.m., until a time of remembrance at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross.

29 Comments to Evelyn Carol Lester

  1. Lori Bolton
    April 11, 2016 2:28 pm

    Mike and Melissa, So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers.
    Love, Homer,Lori, Gage and Gabby
    Bolton

  2. Ray Conatser
    April 11, 2016 4:43 pm

    Norma & I were truly saddened to hear of Carol’s passing. Having been married for >40 yrs. ourselves, I realize there are no words to fill the void of loosing the best friend you ever had in this life, and a loving & always smiling & supportive mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. God alone can love her more than you, and has already received her into the hands of total Love & forgiveness, and will hold her heart there for you for the milliseconds (in God’s time) until you join her at your appointed time. But, I pray that you & your family will feel the thoughts of comfort cradled for you in the hearts of your Classmates & Friends forever.

  3. Lynda J. Miller
    April 11, 2016 6:33 pm

    Mike my love and prayers go out to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss and know she had a great life and loved you all unconditionally. When the “bad moments” hit when you think your heart is breaking I hope you can get some comfort from knowing so many people care and are thinking of you . RIP sweet Carol!

  4. Rachel reeden
    April 11, 2016 6:54 pm

    Mike, i am so sorry for your loss. Ray Conatser has been keeping us updated on Carol’s condition. The Lord will see you through. Your elementary school friend, Rachel von Schmittou Breeden

  5. Wade and Karen Jenkins
    April 11, 2016 7:15 pm

    Mike, very sorry that I did not have the honor of knowing your beautiful life mate ,Carol. That was my lose. In this time to sorrow ,take few minutes and look back each day on the wonderful life that the two of you had during her life. Carol is now with the good Lord and is free of any pains. God bless you and your family.

  6. Tim Howell
    April 11, 2016 7:27 pm

    My heart goes out to the Lester family. My family has known for many years. We love you. Rest in peace Evelyn & Cindy.
    Tim Howell
    Linda Howell (Hutchison)
    WC Howell

  7. Roy and Lynn Riggins
    April 11, 2016 7:38 pm

    Mike, please accept our heartfelt condolences for your loss. True love is eternal. Your beloved Carol is in heaven, but her love for you and her family is still here. She is still watching over you from heaven as she did all of her life. Please take care and know we are here for you. Bless you and your family at this sad time.

  8. Jerry ,Valerie & Tristan
    April 11, 2016 9:41 pm

    Papa Mike, We are so sorry to hear this. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Allan & Patsy Adamson
    April 12, 2016 6:11 am

    Mike, we are so sorry to hear of your loss of Carol. Praying for you.

  10. Steven Hood
    April 12, 2016 12:53 pm

    Mike, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Phil Gardner
    April 12, 2016 5:06 pm

    Sorry to hear about you losing your lifetime partner. I cannot imagine all of the feelings and emotions that you are experiencing during this time. I have been following you and Carols hardships and illness over these past few years. There have been many prayers and thoughts from your classmates even if you were not aware. We will continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers! Your classmate….Phil Gardner

    • Michael G Lester Sr
      April 14, 2016 6:17 am

      Yes Phil our classmates have been great during this time and thanks for all the phone calls

  12. J. T. Brim
    April 12, 2016 8:08 pm

    Mike and Family,

    Mike, I remember in the year 2000 when my father passed away, someone came up to me at the funeral home one
    evening and said. Jimmy, as much as your Dad loved your Mom, his children and the grandbabies and all his friends
    “The place he’s at now he wouldn’t come back even if he could.” Those words stuck with me and still today help me
    when I lose someone close to me. I hope they help you Brother, with the loss of your precious Carol.

  13. Judy Watkins
    April 13, 2016 6:52 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to each of you Mike, Michael, Debbie, Brenda and family. As.i know time heals the loss, but knowing that she is not in pain and in the the loving arms of those that have preceded her is a comfort. Praying for comfort and the the Lords strength to get though the coming days. Love and miss you all. Judy

  14. Ronnie Cowherd
    April 13, 2016 4:09 pm

    Sorry to hear about carol.CAROL is at a better place and your love will continue.

    • Michael G Lester Sr
      April 14, 2016 6:21 am

      Thanks old friend and classmate, sorry we didn’t get to visit long enough yesterday but i know you understand why. Prayers for your brother.

  15. Gary and Teri Brackett
    April 13, 2016 6:35 pm

    Our heartfelt condolences go out to Mike Sr. and the rest of the family. We will truly miss our sweet neighbor Carol. We will keep you in our thoughts, and pray your many memories of Carol help you during this difficult time.

  16. Michael G Lester Sr
    April 14, 2016 6:23 am

    Could not have better neighbors than you two. Thanks for all you have helped us with.

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