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LaUna Hester

LaUna Wynette Hester, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Panhandle.

LaUna was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Haskell County to Robert Montgomery Johnston and Anna Bertha Johnston. She married Alton Eugene Hester on Oct. 21, 1941 in the O’Brien Baptist Church, O’Brien. They celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary before Alton passed away in 2015. Alton served in World War II in the Navy on an aircraft carrier. Throughout the years, they raised four children: Junior, Cathy, Elaine and Brenda.

Grandma or Nanny has loved many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends. She loved to sew, play the piano, play games and fish.

LaUna was preceded in death by her husband Alton Eugene Hester, Sr., son Alton Eugene Hester Jr., daughters Cathy Wynette Hill and Leah Elaine Eaton, and grandson Tim Hester.

Survivors include daughter Brenda Robinson and husband Doyle of Panhandle; grandchildren Angie Kenney, Monte Mitchell, Destiny Mitchell, Ginger Smith, Jay Bob Eaton, Jessica Woodfin, Jennifer Herzberg, Mande Mulkey and Zach Robinson; and all their families and many great-grandchildren she loved so dearly.

Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church in Panhandle Tuesday, July 7. Viewing was held at Minton Chatwell in Panhandle. Graveside services will be held at O’Brien Cemetery, O’Brien, Texas, Wednesday, July 8 at 11 a.m.

Memorials can be sent to Calvary Baptist Church, PO Box 991, Panhandle TX 79068 or Garretsons Center Inc., PO Box 1239, Panhandle, TX 79068.

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