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 Katherine Vivian <I>Findley</I> Kester

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Katherine Vivian Findley Kester

Katherine Vivian Findler, born in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK.

Katherine married, 10 Jun 1933 in Sudan, Lamb Co., TX, Lynn Carlysle Kester, a son of Francis Marion "Frank" Kester and Hallie M Fokes.

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

Katherine died in Amarillo, Potter Co., TX.
Amarillo Globe-News
Nov. 29, 2001

Katherine Vivian Kester

Katherine Vivian Kester, 87, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia St., with the Rev. Charles Waugh of Westview Christian Church and Dr. Larry Payne of Coulter Road Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Kester was born at Ardmore, Okla., in 1913. She married Lynn Kester on June 10, 1933, at Sudan. They moved to Amarillo from Hereford in 1986. She co-owned Kester's Jewelry in Hereford with her husband from 1935 to 1973. She was a member of Coulter Road Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1999 and a grandson, Mickey Walls, in 1996.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathlyn Walls of Amarillo and Carolyn Allman of DeSoto; a son, Bill Kester of Amarillo; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be to Crown of Texas Hospice, 1000 S. Jefferson St., Amarillo, TX 79101 or Faith City Mission.

Family Members

Gravesite Details Interred Nov 30, 2001.





  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 11 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23904913
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Katherine Vivian Findley Kester (23 Dec 1913–27 Nov 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23904913, citing Memory Gardens Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .