Martha Rouse Lester, 96, a resident of Titus, Al., passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 at 2pm from Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Jackson, Johnny Wood and Rev. Gerald Wood officiating. Interment will follow in Hillview Memorial Park, Alexander City, Al., Ellison Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Lester is survived by her granddaughter Holly (Jody) Spivey, Fayatteville, Ga., grandson Joseph DeLay (Ginsy) Parks, Jr., Hampton, Ga., son-in-law Joseph DeLay Parks, Sr., Marietta, Ga., six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Tarvie Lester, daughter Peggy Joyce Parks, granddaughter Cynthia DeLay Parks, two brothers and a sister. Visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2013 from 1pm until 2pm at Antioch Baptist Church. Please visit www.ellisonfuneralhome.com
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