Paula (Adair) Lesser
December 9, 1936
March 6, 2021
Paula Lesser, 84, of Chappell Hill, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Brenham.
Lillian Pauline Adair was born December 9, 1936, in Houston, Texas to Clarence and Mary Adair. She attended Houston schools and was a 1954 graduate of Spring Branch High School. She then attended the University of Texas in Austin and the University of Houston.
On March 12, 1960, she married Phil Lesser of Chappell Hill, in Second Presbyterian Church of Houston. After six years in Houston, they made their home in Chappell Hill. In 1972 Paula became a part-time postal clerk at the Chappell Hill Post Office. She then went on to become Postmaster in 1984, retiring in 1996. She also helped sell sausage and cheese alongside her husband, Phil, at P. Lesser and Son General Store during the annual festivals. Paula was a member of Country Bible Church, rarely missing a service or Bible class. She was a member of the Chappell Hill Canasta Club for many years. She enjoyed visiting with people, reading, and traveling with family. She and Phil particularly enjoyed attending the country music concerts at the Columbus Opry.
She was preceded in death by: parents; infant sister, Mary Dee Adair; husband, Phil Lesser; son, Craig Lesser; brothers-in-law, Cecil Farrington and Richard Ullrich.
Surviving loving family includes: her daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Brady Gregor, Mary Kay and Jim Beard; grandchildren, Jenna Gregor, Karra and Lauriano Pineda, Russell Beard, Bill Beard, James Beard; sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Jo Farrington, Connie Ullrich, Kay and Albert Ullrich, numerous nieces and nephews and many other family members and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday, March 9th from 8a.m. to 7p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, March 10th at 2 p.m. in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Pastor Mike Smith will officiate.
Memorials are requested to: Country Bible Church, Hospice Brazos Valley or a charity of your choice.