Annette Lester Crouch

WARD, S.C. – Annette Lester Crouch, 99, of Ward went to be with her Lord on September 3, 2014.  She was the daughter of the late Monroe and Betty Werts Lester and the wife of the late Thomas Milton Crouch.

Surviving are her three sons, Milton (Barbara); Alfred (Ann); and Tim (Joanne).  She is survived by seven grandchildren; as well as eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Lucille Tennant and Ruth Riley Tennant, and brothers, George “G.B.” Lester and James Lester.

The family is very grateful to her two compassionate caregivers, Julie Kornet and Kelly Miller and to Tri-County Hospice for their care, comfort, and support.

Memorials may be made to Good Hope Lutheran Church, 927 Spann Rd., Ward, SC 29166 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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Ramey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.