Doris Marie Kester
August 9, 1944  -  July 24, 2018

Doris Marie Kester


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Hart Funeral Home
1400 W. Locust
Stilwell, OK  74960
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
12- 7 pm
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Hart Funeral Home
1400 W. Locust
Stilwell, OK  74960
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
11:00 am
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Salem Cemetery
Stilwell, OK  74960

Doris Marie Kester was born August 9, 1944 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Hooley and Margie (Green) Flynn and went home to be with the Lord on July 24, 2018 in Stilwell at the age of 73 years, 11 months and 15 days.

Doris was married to Floyd “Juke” Kester in 1963 and their union was blessed with four children. She enjoyed sewing, flowers, watching the birds and taking care of her grandkids. Doris was an excellent homemaker and always made sure her house was well kept. She was a member of Copic Missionary Baptist Church.

Those preceding her in death include, her parents, Hooley and Margie Flynn and one brother, Willie Flynn.

She leaves behind a loving family which includes, her husband of 55 years, Floyd “Juke” Kester of the home; her children, Quinton Kester and wife Kimberly of Joplin, MO, Warren Kester and wife Nikki of Poteau, OK, Nicole McKinney and husband Stanley of Muldrow, OK, Marlaina Kester and her significant other Kenneth Canoe of Stilwell, OK; three sisters, Shirley Byrd and husband Johnnie of Stilwell, OK, Nadine Snow and husband Alfred of Westville, OK, Carolyn Qualls and husband Teddy of Nicut, OK; 12 grandchildren, Troy, Maci, Pierce, Makayla, Mariah, Ethan, Jennifer, Bridgett, Madison, Alex, Aiden and Jake; 5 great grandchildren and a special niece, Tonya Colston.

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  1. Dwight W. Birdwell
    Bell, OK

    Wonderful daughter, loving wife and dedicated mother. She was a special person. Regrets to the family.

  2. Linda Robinson
    Kansas, OK

    You will always be my "Sissy". I love you.

  3. Roger and Carolyn Kester
    Stilwell, OK

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for Juke and family.

  4. Roger and Carolyn Kester
    Stilwell, OK

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for Juke and family.

  5. Susie Robinson
    Kansas, OK

    Doris, although you were my cousin,much more than that to my mother,as I grew older I realized how special you were, wonderful mother,sister,aunt,much more,my memories of you I will hold tight with those of so many others,my heart bleds,you always welcomed me into your home,always smiling,offered me a bed ,food,love, compassion,you will be greatly missed,I'm so sorry for your great loss there no words to express how much,love susie

  6. Melody Harpwr
    Stilwell, OK

    Doris was a wonderful person . I'm very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

  7. Nona Price
    Bixby, OK

    I am so thankful Aunt Doris that you were my aunt along with other cousins I know feel the same way. You took the oldest of the kids I know of and taught us about Jesus and sang with us as well as loved and took care of us. I will always remember you and can't wait till our reunion. Love you sweet angel fly high and I know you will be watching .

  8. Lawana Turner
    Muldrow, OK

    Im so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you always.

  9. Kahleetah Sexton
    Green Bay, WI

    Doris, my dear Cousin, Friend & classmate, my heart is heavy as memories of back in the day would fill my thoughts as I would inquire of your well being. You are God's Angel eternal now and flying like the Eagles free of all boundaries. Prayers of Peace and Comfort for Family and Friends left behind.

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