Cemetery Care
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John and Catherine's tombstones amongst the weed and briars in 1990.  Theirs are the two small stones in the foreground.
A picture taken c. 1960 shows how nicely the cemetery was maintained when Bentley Lester, Hulen's great-grandson, owned the property on which the cemetery lies and was maintaining it.
Additional pictures on this site reveal that the  cemetery is once again well maintained.  Dale and Anita McDowell of Christiansburg began caring for the cemetery in 1990 and  restored it to a very presentable appearance.  Anita is a great-granddaughter of John Floyd Lester and Susan Chaffin, who are buried here.
 
Anita and Dale retired from the cemetery care in 1999 at which time  I obtained the services of Mark Dominesey of Christiansburg who cared for the cemetery until 2006.  Currently, my cousin, Bill Richardson of Riner is caring for it.
 
If you would care to contribute to the care, please send your contribution to me:
Jerry C. Lester
3153 Gooding Place 
The Villages, FL 32162
I will keep you informed of the financial status of the cemetery care.

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