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Barbara J Lester

September 10, 1930 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 87)

Barbara J. Hennington Lester, 87, of Baytown, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at St. James House in Baytown.

Barbara was born September 10, 1930 in Sioux City, Iowa, to parents; Albert and Claudine Hagey Hennington.  She was a former resident of Dayton and has resided in Baytown for the past eight years.  She was a veteran of the US Navy, a retired mail carrier for the US Post Office, and member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.  She also enjoyed reading, playing Scrabble, crossword puzzles, and other games, watching soap operas, taking cruises, her dogs, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Lester was preceded in death by her parents, sister:  Irene Davis, and brother-in-law:  Gene Davis.  She is survived by her daughter:  Katherine Robertson and husband Heath, sister:  Lucille Grey, grandchildren:  Kaitlyn Howe and husband Michael, Kevin Laurie, Kolton Robertson, and Kaedon Robertson, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

The family would like to thank St. James House and Faith Community Hospice for their kindness and care of Mrs. Lester, and continued support for her family.

Memorial military honors will be held at 10:45 a.m., Thursday, at the Houston National Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services in Baytown.

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