Lester, Caroline Ellis

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Caroline Ellis Lester, 79, of Dublin, Va., formerly of Eggleston, passed away at her home, Monday morning, November 6, 2006.

Mrs. Lester was born on October 30, 1927 and was a daughter of the late Wirt Theodore Ellis and Lynnie Robinson Ellis. Mrs. Lester was a past Worthy Matron of the Paris Chapter # 124 O.E.S and was of the Methodist faith.

She is survived by her husband, Walter Lester of Dublin; one son, Walter Eugene Lester of Radford; three daughters, Bonnie L. and Jerry Golden of Swannanoa, N.C., Rita L. and Gary Hix of Fredericksburg, Eva L. and Harry Porterfield of Pulaski, two brothers, Connie Ellis of West Virginia, Robert Ellis of Huntington, W.Va.; four sisters, Ellen Whitten of Xenia, Ohio, Greetice Milam of Johnson City, Tenn., Nellie, Adams of Mansfield, Ohio, Sandy Arrowood of Johnson City, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Karen, Brent, Gary, Brian, Eric; and four great-grandchildren, Hayden, Bryce, Bobby and Meghan.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Givens Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Columbus Baker, Jr. officiating with burial following in the Highland Memorial Gardens in Dublin, Va.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Givens Funeral Home in Pearisburg. Online condolences can be sent to the family at givensfuneralhome.com.