Halteman Fett & Dyer Funeral Home

436 North Broad Street, Lancaster, OH


Jo Anne Lester

October 12, 1934November 12, 2019

Jo Anne Lester, 85, of Lancaster, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Bickford of Lancaster. Jo Anne was born on October, 12, 1934 in Betsy Lane, KY to the late Frank Lewis and Alta Mae Hoskins Lewis. Jo Anne was a member of Fairfield Christian Church, 4 Dance Clubs in Columbus and Lancaster Art Guild. She had many hobbies; Watercolor, Dance, Knitting, Crocheting, Piano, Gardening and Flower Arranging. Jo Anne is preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Anne M. Heeter, brothers, Gene Lewis, Jack Lewis, Roy Lewis and Bill (Mary) Lewis, sister, Florence (Walter "Tubby") Vinters. Jo Anne is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Lester, son, Jon (Jenny) Lester, daughter, Karen (Neal) Allison; grandchildren, Joshua D. Heeter, Erika A. Lester, Anna C. Allison and Ben (Michelle) Elbert, great grandson, Zeke Elbert; several niece and nephews. Family & friends may visit on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home where a funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Saturday. Jo Anne will be laid to rest at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130


  • FairHoPe Hospice


  • Visitation Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, November 18, 2019


Jo Anne Lester

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James Dyer

November 15, 2019

What a classy lady with the spiritual virtues of a wife and mother. Welcome Home.
Too the Lesters our prayers for your peace and comfort and a hug from the Dyer’s as well. Sorry I was not there but we know you are surrounded by a wonderful bunch of friends.


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