Lester Paul Hyslop, son of the late Leroy and Ethel Wright, was born at Essex on Sept. 28, 1916, and died at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at the age of 90.
Mr. Hyslop had spent all his life in the Bloomfield community and was a member of Hill's General Baptist Church near Bloomfield. On Jan. 17, 1937, he was married to Mildred Edwards.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Hyslop of Dexter; one son, John Hyslop of New Bloomfield; one daughter, Bonnie Lynn of Cullman, Ala.; one brother, Charles Hyslop of Birch Tree; three sisters, Bonnie Brown of St. Louis, Florence Bright of Jackson, and Betty Jo Summers of Dexter; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Gerald King officiating.
Interment followed in the Hills Cemetery near Bloomfield.