Frances Sylvia Lester

Frances Sylvia Lester, 61, of Millican passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at Scott – White Hospital in Temple. A rosary will be recited at 1 p.m. Friday, February 15, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home with services following at 2 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Interment will be at Wellborn Cemetery.

Prior to her retirement, she was a purchasing agent for Alenco.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas Lester of Millican; sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and Tina Lester of Little Elm, Texas, Charles and Tonya Rahnert of Bryan and Kevin and Sadia Rahnert of West Monroe, La.; brothers and sister-in-law, Bob and Margaret Oldham and Earl Oldham, all of Bryan; mother, Victoria Royder of Bryan; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


  1. We both are so very sorry for your loss – our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sybie was such a GREAT person. We will always remember her with that BIG smile and will forever be thankful that she was able to gather us all at the reunion.

  2. Fran was a very special person, I enjoyed working with her at Alenco. She was always happy and had a smile on her face. Mindy, I especially want you to know our prayers are with you and your family. I know she will be truly missed and I am so sorry for your loss and ours. Lisa Condry

  3. She will live on in the hearts of everyone who loved her…. We are sorry for your loss….
    Chris, Michelle, Spencer – Styler Oldham

  4. My condolences to all the family. Sybie will be missed – she was a great daughter. May your memories bring you comfort and may God bless you. I will keep you in my prayers.

  5. Fran was a great and happy person. She always had a smile on her face. I enjoyed working with her at Alenco. She will be truely missed. Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  6. Our deepest feelings go out to Fran’s family. Fran was a wonderful person and a joy to be around. From everyone here at SewVacCity we will miss her.

  7. Fran loved life and her family and she will live on through all of you. May God Bless each of you. Fran is in a much better place now. Just wished we could have been there with all of you.

  8. Dear Tom – Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. I will remember Fran as a go getter and there wasn’t anything she wouldn’t try to do. I have never known anyone to work so hard and try her hand at many different things. I know she loved her place in Millican the most. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help.
    Our prayers are with you and your family.
    The Owens family in Millican

  9. Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone at this hard time. I will really miss her pretty smile and all of her nice words. from Monica and Anna Bills

  10. Tom: I just read about this in the paper this morning and I am sorry. Please call me when you can 936-394-5688. Our prayers are with you and the family. I could not beleive this. We love all of you. Joy

  11. Fran was such a blessing. She was funny, creative and truly genuine. We enjoyed working with her. She will be greatly missed!!

    Caleb – Trisha DeLuna

  12. I met Fran on my first day of work at TVMDL and I will always remember her big welcoming smile. She was one of the nicest, friendliest people I’ve ever known and I don’t think I ever saw her without a smile on her face. She will truly be missed.

  13. I love reading all these replies on how great my Nana was. It really warms my heart. I miss her so much and I’m so glad so many people recognized her shine.


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