Mary Joyce Lessar
Mrs. Mary Joyce Lessar, age 56 of Tamms, died at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2013 in Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. She was born August 11, 1957 in Anna, the daughter of James Wilburn and Betty Jo Noble Russell Vick. She married Melvin Dwayne Lessar on April 29, 1977 in Elco.
Mary is survived by her loving husband Melvin Dwayne Lessar; one son, Andrew James (Cassandra) Lessar; two grandchildren, Philip James Edward Lessar, and Sarah Mae Lessar; one sister, Marsha Cantrell; one sister-in-Law, Yvonne (Gary) Birk; nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and step-dad, Bob Vick.
Mary was a faithful member of the Tamms Pentecostal Church. Mary had a loving heart, and for many years she owned and operated an in home daycare. She was a loving homemaker to her family and dearly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and she was an avid crafter.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Joyce Lessar will be at 11:00 am Friday January 10, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna with Rev. James McLane officiating. Interment will be in the
Anna City Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2014 in the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna. The preferred form of remembrance would be memorial contributions be made to the Tamms Pentecostal Church or The Arthritis Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.
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