Marie Lester, a resident of Livingston Parish, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She is survived by 4 daughters, Deanna Mendez and husband Tony, Joyce Melancon, Theresa Marcoux and Debbie McCartney and husband Charlie; a son, Richard Allen and wife Vickie; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Visitation at Hebron Baptist Church, 24063 LA 16, Denham Springs from 1 pm Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 until service at 3 pm. Interment in Felder Cemetery, Denham Springs. Special thanks to the pallbearers; David Allen, Charlie Allen, Tony Stokes, Charles McCartney, Brandon Comeaux and Devon Melancon; Hebron Baptist Church, Felder Cemetery and Clarity Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.