In loving memory

Meador Funeral Home – Gainesville

Visitation –
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 – 1:00pm-2:00pm
First Baptist Church, Valley View, Texas

Funeral Service –
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 – 2:00 pm
First Baptist Church, Valley View, Texas

Valley View Cemetery, Valley View, Texas

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Risa Lynn Lester, 68 of Valley View, Texas passed away at her home on January 4, 2024.  She was born on January 13, 1955, in Hudson, Michigan to John Reed and Eleanor Miller.  Risa married James R. Lester in Sand Creek, Michigan on November 6, 1976.  She worked as a Court Clerk for 20 years and 9 years in the tag office. Risa had a very strong love for the Lord, her children and grandchildren.

Risa is survived by her son John Lester and wife, Tiffany of Valley View, Texas; daughter, Valerie Peacock & husband, Chris of Valley View, Texas; sister, Andrea Retter of Hastings, Michigan; brother, Thomas Reed & wife Peggy of Adrain, Michigan; 3 grandchildren, Carlie Peacock, Tyler Peacock and Aiden Lester all of Valley View, Texas and a host of other family and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband, James Lester in 2008; 2 grandchildren, Brittany Nicole and Aaron James; parents, John & Eleanor Reed; brothers, Roger Reed and Jack Reed; sisters, Pat Brownfield, Mary English, Debbie Rohroback and Delores Case; stepson, Preston Lester.

Pallbearers are Johnny Brown, Kyle Davis, Jesse Peters, Wade Cashion, Rory Roberts, Tracy Harris.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, from 1:00-2:00 pm at First Baptist Church, Valley View, Texas. Funeral Service will begin at 2:00 pm January 9, 2024.