Elizabeth Henrietta "Hennie" (Meriwether) Lester [TMSI #6530]
Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia)
September 4, 1906
Funeral at Covington of Mrs. H. M. Lester
Special to The Chronicle.
Covington, Ga., Sept. 3.---
The funeral services of Mrs. Hennie Meriwether Lester, wife of Col. James G. Lester, whose death occurred in Wesley Memorial hospital, Atlanta, Saturday [September 1, 1906], were conducted at the Methodist church here Sunday by Rev. R. C. Cleckler, of this city, and Dr. J. H. Eakes of Atlanta.
Mrs. Lester was the daughter of the late Judge T. M. Meriwether, an honored citizen of Newton county, and a granddaughter of Bishop J. O. Andrews. She was a woman of estimable Christian character and a devout church worker. She leaves besides her husband, who is assistant cashier of the Maddox-Rucker company, of Atlanta, two sons and one daughter.