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Lynn Carlysle Kester
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1906
Death: Nov. 30, 1999

Texas National Guard

Lynn Carlysle Kester, born in *Irion Co., TX - Son of Francis Marion "Frank" Kester and Hallie Audrie Fokes.

Brother of Clifford Fokes, Frances Nell and Hal Charles Kester.

Lynn married, 10 June 1933 in Sudan, Lamb Co., TX, Katherine Vivian Findley.

Father of Kathlyn Frances, Carolyn Louise and William James "Bill" Kester Kester.

Grandson of F M Kester & Elizabeth Carlisle and Judge William Franklin Fokes & Jessie T Pittman.

Lynn died in Potter Co., TX.
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Amarillo Daily News
Dec. 1, 1999

Lynn Carlysle Kester

Lynn Carlysle Kester, 93, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1999.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Memory Gardens Cemetery with Dr. Larry Payne, pastor of Coulter Road Baptist Church, officiating. Masonic rites will be by Hereford Masonic Lodge Post 849. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Mr. Kester was born in San Angelo and moved to Hereford in 1935 from Sudan. From 1935 to 1973, he owned Kester's Jewelry in Hereford. He moved to Amarillo in 1986.

He had been a member of Hereford Masonic Lodge Post 849, where he also served as a past master. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Khiva Shrine, serving as district deputy grand master of district 100 in 1965. He had served in the Texas National Guard.

Mr. Kester was a member of Coulter Road Baptist Church.

He married Katherine Findley in 1933 at Sudan.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Kathlyn Walls of Amarillo and Carolyn Allmon of De Soto; a son, Bill Kester of Amarillo; a sister, Nell Culpepper of Hereford; a brother, Hal Kester of Seattle; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
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*Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 indicates that Lynn Carlysle Kester was born in Irion Co., TX - A Son of Francis Marion Kester and Hallie M Fokes. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Marion Kester (1876 - 1959)
  Hallie Audrie Fokes Kester (1883 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Vivian Findley Kester (1913 - 2001)*
 
 Children:
  William James Kester (1939 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lynn Carlysle Kester (1906 - 1999)
  Clifford Fokes Kester (1909 - 1988)*
  Frances Nell Kester Culpepper (1911 - 2010)*
  Hal Charles Kester (1913 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Amarillo
Randall County
Texas, USA
Plot: Plot I 225 1
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jan 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23904609
Lynn Carlysle Kester
Added by: Jan Collins
 
Lynn Carlysle Kester
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Added by: Jeffrey Claytor
 
 
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~~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~~ Triple Cousin: 3rd Cousin, Once Removed (Locklin and Fokes Family Trees) and 4th Cousin, Once Removed (Mercer Family Tree)
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
Texas National Guard
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012

- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jan. 11, 2008
 
 
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