William Hammett Lester
1935 — 2021
William Hammett "Fuzzy" Lester William Hammett "Fuzzy" Lester of Sparta, GA passed away at age 85, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Born August 15, 1935, in Edwardsville, AL. William was born to the late Colon Lester and Frances Creel Lester. He was a graduate of Gordon College and on December 24, 1952, he married Eleanor Jeanette Coats. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He moved to Sparta in 1970 working as the local manager for the Georgia Power Company. He retired in 2001 with 34 years with the Southern Company. During his working career he was an active member of local organizations that promoted Sparta and Hancock County. He served as president of the Sparta Hancock...