Monday, March 28, 2011

Funeral at the Levi Lester Cemetery - 1938

The funeral of William Anderson Lester in October 1938 was the reason for this gathering at the Levi Lester Cemetery at Pounding Mill Branch, Hurley. The people at the funeral were (back row) from left Rev. Taylor Blankenship, Frances Baker, Rev. Bland England; and front, Pricey Baker, John Lester, Mindy Lester, Polly Lester Hall Blankenship, and Jim Lester. The picture was submitted to the Good Old Days in the Virginia Mountaineer by Myrel Miller Justus, daughter of Polly and niece of deceased John, Tim, and Mindy.

4 comments:

Jon said...

Both of my Great, Great, Grandfathers are in this pic! Rev T Blankenship & John Lester! Nice!

Kathryn Lester said...

Does anyone know if the Pricy Baker listed is the daughter of Hiram & Elizabeth E Baker Justus and wife of Samuel A Baker, son of Andrew & Harriet Smyth Baker?

Kathryn Lester said...

Is the Polly Lester Hall Blankenship daughter of Levi & Amanda J Baker Lester?

Kathryn Lester said...

I believe this is my husbands 1st cousin twice removed funeral William Anderson Lester, son of Levi & Amanda Baker Lester.