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35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
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Naomi Lester

Naomi Ruth Lester (Carson)

Wednesday, April 24th, 1940 - Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Naomi Lester went home to be with her Lord from Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care at 526 Mountain Road in Hudson on January 20, 2020.

She was born in Wilkes County, NC on April 24, 1940 to Lawrence and Myrtle Carson.

A talented lady, Naomi was gifted in many areas including sewing, upholstering, decorating, wood carving, singing and playing the piano and guitar. She was retired and since retirement had devoted her life to homemaking.

She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Carson and by her husband, Raymond Clayton Lester, Sr.

Survivors left to cherish her memory include her mother, Myrtle Carson; two daughters, Tammy Thompson of Albemarle, NC and Renee Lester of Murfreesboro, TN; one son, Raymond Clayton Lester, Jr. of Manchester, TN; two brothers, Norman “Buddy” (Gloria) Carson of Hickory and Paul (Judy) Carson of Granite Falls; five sisters, Loretta Welborn, Mary Suddreth, Nyoka Triplett (Bud), and Robin Lambert all of Granite Falls and Gwen (Dan) Shrum of Hickory; five grandchildren, Chavis, Dustin and Hanna Thompson and Shelby and Sarah Lester; seven great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 2:30 to 3:30 PM at Clover Baptist Church, 100 Pinewood Road in Granite Falls. The funeral will follow at 3:30 PM with Rev. Keith Childers officiating.

Memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Clover Baptist Church
    100 Pinewood Road
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 3:30pm
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 3:30pm
    Rev. Keith Childers
  • Interment

    Sunset Hills Cemetery


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Loretta Carson Welborn

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I took care of my sweet sister for two years and I was holding her hand when Jesus came and took her home.

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