Funeral services for Otto Lester, 89, of Fairview Alpha, LA will be held at 10 A.M. Monday, March 9, 2020 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Nailes officiating and Bro. Olan McLaren assisting. Interment will follow in Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 P.M. until 9 P.M. Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the funeral home.
Mr. Lester was born January 12, 1931 in Fairview Alpha, LA and passed away March 6, 2020. Mr. Otto enjoyed outdoors, especially hunting. He also loved his family and spending time with them. He will be missed by everyone that knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Adell Lester; parents, Dewey and Drue Lester; sisters, Alice Moore and Cloteal Robertson; and nephew, Glenn Nealy.
Mr. Lester is survived by his wife, Barbara Lester of Coushatta, LA; children, Jerry Lester and wife, Polly of Jonesboro, LA, Barbara Lester of Natchitoches, LA, Judy Worsham of Fairview Alpha, LA, Shirley Keith and husband, Shelby of Taylortown, LA, Sharlene Bockstanz and husband, Randy of Robeline, LA, Tammy Ashby and husband, Pete of Blanchard, LA, Brad Lester and wife, Amanda of Fairview Alpha, LA; nine grandchildren: Scott, Heather, Sarah, Matthew, Paul, John, Little Brad, Randal and Chloe; eight great-grandchildren; niece, Valerie Nealy of Fairview Alpha, LA; and nephew, Arthur Nealy of Fairview Alpha, LA.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Nealy, Bud Nealy, Peyton Freeman, Landon Gardner, Duggie Nealy, and Troy Gardner. Honorary pallbearers will be Arthur Nealy, David Yount, and Joe Wayne Buswell.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Southern Care Hospice of Bossier City, LA.