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Delina Marie (Freeman) Lester

February 15, 1958 ~ December 22, 2018 (age 60)

Delina Marie Lester, 60, of Sparta, KY, passed away at 6:56 PM, Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 while in the company of family members, at her residence. Delina was born in Milan, IN on February 15, 1958, a daughter of the late Mary Ellen (Bailey) and David  Freeman. She attended Switzerland County High School. Delina last worked as a cook at Belterra Casino in Florence, IN, until failing health forced her to retire. She was the wife of Frank Lee Lester.  They were married on August 20, 1982, and enjoyed over 36 years together until her passing. Delina is  survived by her husband, Frank Lester, of Sparta, KY; by three daughters, Elizabeth Lester, of Sparta, KY, Nora Lester, of Sparta, KY and Mary Lester, of Sparta, KY; by three sons,  David Freeman, of Patriot, IN, Frank Lester, Jr., of Sparta, KY and Richard Lester, of Sparta, KY; by a brother, Jack Bailey , of East Enterprise, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents and by brother Alfred L. Bailey. Funeral services will be 1 PM, Friday, December 28th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Rev. Mike Jones officiating. Visitation will be Friday 12-1 PM at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Concord Cemetery in Patriot, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the family. Cards are available at the funeral home.

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