Welcome to the memorial page for

Phyllis Knellinger Lester

January 19, 1939 ~ May 2, 2017 (age 78)

Phyllis Knellinger Lester, 78, of 624 Oliver St., Ramseur, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Woodland Hill Care & Rehabilitation in Asheboro.

Memorial Services, 4 PM, Friday, May 5, 2017, at Loflin Funeral Home Chapel, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Tim Isley.

Phyllis was a native of Baltimore, Maryland and was a retired machine operator at Ramtex. She was preceded in death by her husband, Argie Less Lester, grandson, Justin Lester, parents, Hobert and Helen Howes Knellinger, four sisters, and one brother.

Survivors: daughter, Ann Dillon, and husband John, of Ramseur, son, Brent Lester, of Asheboro, daughter-in-law, Shirley Lester, of Asheboro, brother, Paul Knellinger, of Eastern Shore, Maryland, grandchildren, Alicia Lester, Ryan Lester, Joshua Dillon, John T. Dillon, II, six great-grandchildren.

Visitation, 3 PM to 4 PM, Friday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Asheboro Shelter of Hope, 133 W. Wainman Ave. Asheboro, NC 27203


Charitable donations may be made to:

Asheboro Shelter of Hope
133 W. Wainman Ave., Asheboro NC 27316
Tel: 1-336-318-0012

 Service Information

May 5, 2017

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home and Cremation Services
147 COLERIDGE RD./P. O. Box 525
Ramseur, NC 27316

Memorial Service
May 5, 2017

4:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home Chapel
147 Coleridge Rd.
Ramseur, NC 27316

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