Elizabeth Ivy Lester

elizabeth-lester066Elizabeth Ivy Lester,95 of Deer Park, Texas passed away on October 2, 2016.  “Libby” was born January 31, 1921 in Hondo, Texas to Ralph and Ivy King.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Deer Park where she was very active until her health prevented her from attending.  She and her husband, Clyde founded the Lester Lumber & Building, East End Tackle Shop and the Red Wing Boat Company and also belonged to the Boating Trade of Houston.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clyde Lester; and brother, Oliver King.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Stringfield & husband, Roy: two sons, Ralph Lester & wife Leslie and Fred Lester & wife, Mary Jane; and brother, Joe King & wife, Adrietta.  Also surviving are four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 6 2016 at 11 A.M. in the Chapel of Crowder Funeral Home in Webster, Texas.  A visitation will be on Wednesday evening, October 5 from 6 to 9 P.M.  Interment will follow funeral services at Forest Park Lawndale in Houston, Tx.


  1. God bless all of this family with wonderful memories of Elizabeth. We enjoyed seeing her at church and at the Waterford vesper services every week until she no longer attended. God bless you all! Gloria Ervin

    Gloria Ervin
  2. Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the entire Lester family. Mrs. Elizabeth was a wonderful, very special lady and she will be missed dearly. God Bless one and all!

    Danielle and Kevin Chema
  3. I knew Mrs. Lester, Clyde and the whole wonderful family from 1977 when they sponsored my boat racing. I always like to go by Red Wing for parts and a visit. I liked Mrs. Lester a lot and am glad that she had a long, good life!

    Joe McCauley

    Joe McCauley

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