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Helen Virginia (Miller) Lester

August 23, 1924 — April 9, 2019

Helen Virginia Miller Lester, 94 of Havana, FL, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

The graveside funeral service will held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Shelfer Cemetery in Havana. The family will host a reception after the service at Salem United Methodist Church in Havana. Faith Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements (850-539-4300 or

Mrs. Lester was born August 23, 1924 in Havana, FL, the daughter of the late Andrew Lamar Miller and Mabel Shelfer Miller. She was a graduate of Havana High School, later graduating from Florida State College for Women, She was a sorority member of Alpha Gamma Delta. She taught school in Havana and Gadsden Christian Academy. She was a lifelong member of Salem United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children Tim Lester (wife Kim); Laurel Lester Mark (husband Denis); and Pete Lester. Her grandchildren Joey Mark (wife Nikki) and Elizabeth Mark.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Warren S. Lester in 2003

Memorial Contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church P.O. Box 646 Havana, FL 32333 or Big Bend Hospice 1723 Mahan Center Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32308

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

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