Kimberly S. Lester

October 10, 1959 ‒ May 17, 2019

Marion, Ohio

Kimberly S. Lester, age 59, passed away at her home in Marion on Friday, May 17, 2019 after an extended illness.

Kim was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1959 to Edward Joseph and Earlaine (Magee) Schubert.

Kim married, the love of her life, Johnny B Lester on April 17, 1986 who preceded her in death on June 26, 2005.

Kim has been employed at Silverline Industries since they opened in 2002.  Here she worked in almost every department from production and quality control to scheduling.

Kim was the life of any party and was loved by everyone.  She could often be found drinking a beer playing corn hole or badminton and floating in her pool.  Being a huge sports fan, she loved to cheer on the Buckeyes and Brownies and could be found watching NASCAR on Sunday afternoons.

Kim will be missed by her mother, Earlaine; children, Helen J. (Jason) Rollison, Tina M. (TJ Beckley)Lester, Sonya K. (Phillip) Allen, and Krista N. (Ricky) Ault; sisters, Laura (Jeff) White, Kathy (Charlie) Ackerman, and Pam Fanning; and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and fur-grandbabies.

Kim was also preceded in death by her father Edward.

Visitation will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, GUNDER/HALL Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion, from 5 until 8 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.  A graveside service will be held 11 am Thursday at Grand Prairie Cemetery in Brush Ridge.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Kim’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

  • Tina, Pam and the rest of Kim’s family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Kim was a great woman. We always had so much fun at work. I will miss seeing her every day.
    Rest in Heaven my new found sister.

  • Our condolences are with the family. Prayers and Hope’s of healing for all.

  • Such a great obituary and a great neighbor for over 23 years. She will be missed.

  • So sorry for your loss. Kim was a wonderful person and will be a huge loss to many.

  • Helen, I just heard about your mother. I’m so sorry to hear about this. Your mom was a sweetheart and very kind. A pleasure to be around for sure. I miss your Dad to. If there is anything I can do please let me know. I know your mom is now reunited with her husband in Heaven with our precious Lord and Savior Jesus.

    Ryan & Ashley Smith

  • Krista and Families,
    Please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers .Hold on to all the memories and please know her spirit will always be with you !

  • I am so sorry for the families loss. Know her sprit will always be with the family and her co-workers will always remember her. Just close your eyes and open your heart and she will still be there. Sorry again. Brent Lane & Lori Newlove.

  • We are very sorry about Kim, she was a very special person, she touch alot of lives and she will be truely miss by everyone .we love her Kim is not in anymore pain, she is with the love of her life and mom and dad. Sorry again. Gene Tackett &Lori Wilson

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss I know how it is to lose a loved one she was very special she was always smiling always happy and I know your dad was the love of her life if you kids need anything let me know I love you

  • Sonya and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Kim was a wonderful, loving mother with a huge heart and a great smile. She will be greatly missed by all her family, friends and co-workers. Please know that she will always be with you… now pain free and with your father by her side. They are at peace together and will be watching over all of you hand in hand in the warmth and security of God’s love. Prayers and hugs for all of you always. God Bless you all.
    With Love,
    Tina & Michael Fisher and family.

  • Kim’s Silverline family misses her dearly. We had the pleasure of working with her, some of us for many years. Kim was one of the most pleasant folks ever and helpful; always willing to do whatever was asked of her with a big smile!

    My condolences to all those that call her family.

  • We were so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing, we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  • I send my deepest condolences for you and your family. Having lost someone is a difficult moment of life. May God provide you the strength you need to cope with this difficult situation. At Acts 24:15 and John 5:28, 29 the Bible promises a future hope of seeing our loved ones again very soon. Psalm 37 :9-11 and 29 brings out where we will be able to be with them again!To learn more visit My deepest sympathies 🌺

  • She was my football pool buddy. It will never be the same without her. We had so much fun. My condolences to her family and friends. She was one in a million and will certainly be missed by all.