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Anna Allen

September 5, 1935 — August 24, 2015

Anna Mae Allen Lester was born at home September 5, 1935 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Jesse Franklin and Martha Inez Busby Allen. On July 27, 1952 she married James Alton Lester. The couple had three children, Betty Lester Corley of Flatonia; the late Barbara Lester Corley of Copperas Cove and James Leeland Lester of Houston. In 1964 the family moved from El Paso after Jim's retirement from the Army. She opened a large beauty shop in Copperas Cove which she operated for many years. She was very active in and was elected Worthy Matron of her local Eastern Star Chapter in 1971. Shortly after Jim's second retirement in 1985 they sold everything and hit the road in their RV which they truly enjoyed. They moved to Flatonia in 1991. After Jim's death she resided at Schulenburg Villa's & later The Regency where she enjoyed singing and being a part of the many activities they have. Anna Mae was an avid quilter and lover of all music. She played guitar and sang as often as she could. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Flatonia. She is survived by her daughter Betty and son-in-law David в??Skip' Corley of Flatonia; son Lee and daughter-in-law Dianne of Houston, son-in-law Randy and daughter-in-law Sarah Lynn Corley of Copperas Cove, her sister Martha Allen Newman and husband Herb of Albuquerque, New Mexico and her grandchildren, great-grand-children , nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4:30 PM to 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 10: am at the Flatonia United Methodist Church with Rev. Philip Hefner officiating. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 pm at the Lakeland Hills Cemetery in Burnet, Texas. Words of comfort can be expressed to the family at Smith Funeral Home-128 East 5th St.-Flatonia, Texas 78941-Phone #-361-865-3311
Visitation Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Fuenral Service Thursday, August 27, 2015

Graveside Services Thursday, August 27, 2015

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