Owner of Edmond store is retiring in her own fashion

Lesta Oliver will be closing Edmond’s Simply Southwest. She has been in business for 30 years in Edmond, Guthrie, Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

BY DIANA BALDWIN Published: January 29, 2013
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EDMOND — Lesta Oliver never owned a store-bought dress until she was in the eighth grade. Her mother used the fabric from chicken feed sacks to make clothes for her and her sisters.

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