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Launa Hester

September 22, 1923 — July 5, 2020


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

LaUna was born September 22, 1923 in Haskell County Texas to Robert Montgomery Johnston and Anna Bertha Johnston.  She married Alton Eugene Hester on October 21, 1941 in the O’Brien Baptist Church, O’Brien Texas.  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 4 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 is preceded in death by her husband, Alton Eugene Hester, Sr., her son, Alton Eugene Hester, Jr., daughters, Cathy Wynette Hill and Leah Elaine Eaton, 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 will be at Calvary Baptist Church, Panhandle Texas, Tuesday, July 7th at 3:30 pm.  Graveside services will be held at O’Brien Cemetery, O’Brien, Texas, Wednesday, July 8th, at 11:00 am. Viewing will be at Minton Chatwell in Panhandle Tuesday July 7th, beginning at 9:00 am.

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

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