Mr. Gary Lester, age 70, of the Watervale Community, died Thursday evening, March 16, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Sherry Lester; daughters, Angie Burgess and husband Robert of Oak Ridge, Amy Lattimore of Carthage; 3 grandsons, Nicholas Burgess, Joshua Burgess and Wesley Lattimore; sisters-in-law, Donna Newman of San Antonio, Texas, Debbie Sample and husband Larry of Center, Texas, Laura Bourgeois and husband Jess of Ruston, Lousianna.
Mr. Lester is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral home where his service will be conducted on Monday afternoon, March 20, at 1:00 PM. Edward L. Anderson will officiate. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers are: Weston Robinson, Jeff Matthews, Chris Peurifoy, B. L. Owen, Ronnie Maggart, John Fields, Doug Hill, Jack Hamilton and Corey Oliver.
Visitation will begin on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Monday from 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
The family has requested memorials to: Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or the Dollywood Foundation.