Louise Lester Church
Louise Lester Church
  • December 23, 1929 - July 16, 2017
  • Alabama

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Louise Lester Church, age 87, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away Sunday July 16, 2017.
She was preceded in death by husband Bill H. Church, parents, Ruth Bodiford Lester, Dewey Lee Lester, sisters, Sarah Lester McMullan, Lee Lester Willett, and Frances Lester Kendrick.
Mrs. Church is survived by her son Richard L. Nooney and daughters Katherine L. Church and Brenda G. Church, four grandchildren, Richard Christopher Nooney, Elizabeth Ann Nooney Fomby, Mary Katherine Creamer Brown and Matthew Cory Noogle and five great-grandchildren, Madeline M. Nooney, Alexis P. Wethington, Kya Lynn Thomas, Kaelyn Joyce Thomas and Carl Timothy "CJ" Brown, Jr., brothers, Robert Lester and George Lester.
Louise was a loving wife to Bill for 64 years until his death August 31, 2016. She was also a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Louise was famous for planning family vacations that took the family too many destinations. She treasured family gatherings and spoiled everyone with her cooking. Before her dementia she enjoyed playing Yahtzee and Uno with her grandchildren. Louise and Bill shared many hobbies together and after Bill's retirement they continued to travel, took up bowling where they participated in the Senior Olympics and the Biloxi casinos where Louise enjoyed playing the slot machines. She mainly played the penny machines but when Bill was not looking she ventured over to the nickel and quarter machines. Louise and Bill liked to follow college football and supported the team Richard and Katherine to refer as that orange and blue team where Brenda supported them cheering for Auburn. Louise never missed getting on a football board at the beauty shop and rarely missed her twice a week hair appointments. Until she was diagnosed with Dementia seven years ago she was known for her Red Velvet Cakes that she spoiled extended family and friends with at Christmas.
A visitation for the family will be held July 20, 2017 from Leak Memory at 10:00 am - 11:00 am followed by a graveside service in Greenwood Cemetery.