Freda Lester, 65, of Panther, WV passed away on Friday, November 1st, 2019 in CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital, Charleston, WV.

Freda was born December 9th, 1953 in Panther, WV. She was the daughter of the late Ira and Emilou Lester. She was a devoted member of the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, as well as a devoted sister and aunt. She had a great love for the church, its members, and her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Crystal Lynn Lester, as well as one younger sister, Juanita Hicks, and one younger brother, Thomas Lester.

Survivors include her younger sister, Janice Workman of Panther. As well as her sister-in-law, Nora Lester of Panther. Four nieces, Tammy Lester of the home, Jessica Lester and significant other, Jason Sparks of Paynesville, W.V., Rhonda Ferrell and husband, Reco of Stopover, KY, and Kaitlin Ferrell of Stopover, KY. Four nephews, Scott Hicks and Thomas Hicks, both of Paynesville, WV, Austin Lester and wife, Samantha Adkins Lester of Stamping Ground, KY and Brady Ferrell of Stopover, KY, and one grandnephew, Jackson Thomas Lester of Stamping Ground, KY. 

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at the Little Zion Old Regular         Baptist Church at Panther, WV. Elders called are Fred Bailey, Zeb Justice, Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, David Lester, Ivan Blankenship, and Dallas Dotson will officiate. Burial will follow to in the Dewey Matney Cemetery at Trace Fork near Panther, WV.

Friends may call at the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church after 5:00 P.M., Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 and all day Monday, November 4th, 2019 where an evening service will be held both days at 7:00 P.M.

Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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