Born Friday, September 7, 1945
Died Sunday, November 22, 2020
Evelyn Lester, 75, of Braggs, Oklahoma passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020. She was born on September 7, 1945 to Perry Lee Ellis and Susie (McLaughlin) Ellis in Braggs, Oklahoma. She was a graduate of Braggs High School. Evelyn married Wilburn Kenneth Lester, Sr. and they made their home in Braggs, Oklahoma.
She loved her family very much and enjoyed taking care of them. Evelyn will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Susie Ellis; four brothers; and eight sisters.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Wilburn K. Lester, Sr.; sons, Thomas Lester and his son, Jacob Lester, and Wilburn K. Lester, Jr. and wife Tammie; siblings, David Phillips and wife, Paul Zwirtz and wife, Kenny Lester, Sharon Lester and Misty; and many great-grandchildren, other family members and friends.
A celebration of Evelyn’s life will be 2PM, Friday, November 27, 2020 at South Bethel Cemetery with Rev. Tom Thomas officiating. Interment will follow with Thomas Lester, Wilburn K. Lester, Jr., Doyle Smith, J.C. Dotson, George Givens and Bruce Ross serving as honorary pallbearers.
Funeral Services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at http://www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.