Texarkana Gazette, September 3,2003
Emily Spencer Lesher 56,of Redwater, Texas died Sunday August 31,2003.Ms. Lesher was born March 6,
1947 in Texarkana. She was the first mayor of Redwater, a Democratic Party of Texas delegate, a member
of Redwater United Methodist Church, Redwater City Council and Adeline Vines Garden Club and was
involved with Women for the Arts, American Cancer Society and the Humane Society. Survivors include two
stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Baxter and Candice Lesher of Texarkana; and Clayton and Elizabeth
Lesher of Dallas, Texas; one stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Brandy and Jason Treadway of Dallas; one
special uncle, Carrol Spencer of Redwater; one special aunt, Ruth Goodson of Redwater; two special
cousins, Steve Sharp of Texarkana; and Shane Spencer of Redwater; and a number of other relatives.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Pipes
officiating. Private graveside services will be in Redwater Cemetery, Redwater. Visitation will follow the
services. The family will be at the home of Robert Lorance, 210 Spencer St., Redwater.
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