Lois Kennedy Lester
FREDERICKTOWN — Lois (Evans) Kennedy Lester, 73, of Mermarry Street, Fredericktown, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at her residence following an extended illness.
She was born July 2, 1932, in Newark, the daughter of Alton and Dewana (Schiller) Evans.
She is survived by six sons, Searl (Jody) Kennedy, Robert (Deb) Kennedy, James (Connie) Kennedy and Steven Kennedy, all of Fredericktown, Richard (Kandi) Kennedy of Warsaw, Ind., and Donald (Amy) Kennedy of Bellville; two stepsons, James (Nancy) Lester of Fredericktown and Barry Lester; two stepdaughters, Mavis (Curtis) Lawson of Virginia and Jacquie (Randy) Gillespie of Mount Vernon; 29 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Robert Evans of Boca Raton, Fla.; a sister, Virginia (Donald) Douglas of Mount Vernon; and a special friend, Thelma Peck.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Lester; and two brothers, Pete Evans and Sonny Evans.
Friends may call Thursday, Oct. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The family will observe private funeral service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Gary R. Patrick
COLUMBUS — Gary R. Patrick, 60, of Columbus died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
Arrangements will be announced later by the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home at Centerburg.