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Jane Baird Lester

Mrs. Jane Baird Lester age 76 of the Norene Community passed away July 9, 2023 at her home.  She was born in Davidson County, April 13, 1947, daughter of the late Eddie Lloyd Baird and Sarah Elizabeth Nave Baird. She was a 1965 graduate of Central High School in Nashville.  Mrs. Lester was a homemaker and was a fifty year member of the Norene FCE Club.  She was also a member of the Salem Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Ray Douglas Lester; eight siblings:  Sara Elizabeth Baird, Mai Carole Blankenship, Robert Paul Baird, Lawrence Dale Baird, Eddie Lloyd Baird Jr., Charles Richard Baird, Margaret Zola Baird, and William Bennett Baird.

Survivors include: two children: Lorie (Jason) Franklin, and Eric (Christina) Lester; five grandchildren:  Alexander Jace “AJ” (Talor) Franklin, Baylor Ray Franklin, Anna Elizabeth Lester, Bryant Douglas Lester, and Bennett Nicholas Lester; and a brother, Larry Nelson Baird.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Roselawn Memorial Park in Murfreesboro.  Visitation Thursday 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.  Pallbearers:  A.J., Baylor and Jason Franklin, Bryant, Bennett and Eric Lester.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.


Messages for the Family

  1. Dell Gibson says:
    Lorie so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother
  2. Garry Sexton says:
    classmate at Central High School… rip my friend…
  3. Donna Gregg says:
    Rest In Peace dear cousin ❤️
  4. Andrea Crowe (Chapman) says:
    Sending prayers to you and your family Lori.
  5. Family of Joe Nave, Jr. says:
    Prayers and comfort to her family.