Reverend Lester Calvin Jarrett, Sr. age 79 of the 400 Block of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd died Thursday, August 12, 2010 at his home. He was born June 18, 1931 in Davidson County to the late Luther Jarrett and Mille Meyers Jarrett.
He was a member of Higher Ground Pentecostal Holiness Church, a member of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, a member of the Ahoskie Rescue Squad, a Hospital Chaplain and a Fulltime Pastor.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Monday, August 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Carpenter Shop Church. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Bishop Jimmy Whitfield will officiate.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Elma Dean Jarrett of the home, daughters Bonnie Jarrett Edwards and her husband Rev. Paul Edwards of Ahoskie, Dawn Jarrett Hill and her husband Keith of Newbern, a son Gerald Jarrett and his wife Sue of Windsor 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren and a daughter-in-law Yvonne Jarrett.
He was predeceased by a son L.C. Jarrett and two brothers and two sisters.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie and other times at the home.