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Obituary for Josephine Lester

Josephine Lester, age 75 of Hurley, Virginia passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, Virginia.

Born May 29, 1943 at Panther, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Ira McCoy and Dicey Dales McCoy. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step father, Arnold Matney; 3 brothers, Ira McCoy, Jr., Lester McCoy, and L C McCoy; one sister, Delsie McCoy.

Husband – Arnold Lester of Hurley, Virginia
Five Sons
David Joe McCoy and wife Tammy of Bassett, Virginia
Daniel Thomas McCoy of Hurley, Virginia
Jamie Arnold Lester and wife Mary of Hurley, Virginia
Timothy Wayne Lester and Darlene Keaton of Hurley, Virginia
Michael Paul Lester and Crystal Lynn Slack of Hurley, Virginia
Nine Grandchildren
James Russell “JR” Lester, Dicey Ann McCoy, Thomas Arville McCoy, Michael Andrew Lester, Breeanna Dawn Lester, Brooklynn Renee Lester, Alexandra Grace Roberts, Luke Dwayne Lester, and Isabella Josephine Lester
One Great Granddaughter
Three Sisters
Virginia “Teet” Lester of Hurley, Virginia
Rosie Matney of Hurley, Virginia
Geraldine Whitt and husband Tracy of Hurley, Virginia
One Brother
James McCoy and wife Ivory of Bassett, Virginia

Funeral services for Josephine Lester will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, 11:00 AM at the Pine Grove Old Regular Baptist Church on Guesses Fork, Hurley, Virginia with Elders Larry Gibson,
Arthur Short, Danny McCoy, Danny Hurley, Steve Baker, and Phillip Estep officiating. The burial will follow at the Lester Cemetery at Hurley, Virginia.
The family will receive friends both Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening at 6:00 P.M. at the church where a service will be held each evening at 7:00 P.M.
Serving as Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.

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