Juanita “Nita” R. Lester


Juanita “Nita” R. Lester, 81, of Rougemont, passed away Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 after an extended battle with cancer.  Born in Orange County, Mrs. Lester was the daughter of the late David and Lula Robinson and the wife of the late Ernest Lester.  She was a member of Somerset Baptist Church in Roxboro and a former member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Durham.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a kind voice to all that knew her.

Mrs. Lester is survived by sons Carl E. Lester (Heidi), Timothy B. Lester, daughter Lisa L. Fuller (Kyle), grandchildren Carla Pope (Joey), Nathan Lester, Madison Fuller,  Lucas Fuller, great-grandchildren Aubree Pope and Mason Lester.  She is also survived by her siblings Nellie Epes (Whitie), Carlton Robinson (Edna), Alma Moore, Jean Jeffreys (Howard), Nancy Crabtree (William), James Robinson (Brenda) and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were be held Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at Person Memorial Cemetery by the Rev. Tom Gearhart. 

Flowers are acceptable, or memorials may be made to Somerset Baptist Church, 141 Somerset Church Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27573.

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.


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