Flora Marie "Jane" Hester, 88, formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2004, in Little Rock.
Born June 17, 1916, near Tahlequah, Okla., she was the daughter of Charles Hester and Ollie Samantha Scribner Hester. She was employed as a farm worker and a maintenance worker at Los Angeles Schools. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two daughters -- Ruby Charlene Shackelford of Ash Flat, and Carol Robinson and her husband, Russell, of Dover, Ark.; two sons -- Donald D. Duvall and his wife, Joyce, of Muldrow, Okla., and Tom D. Baker of California; 10 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and a brother.
The funeral was Aug. 6 in Paw Paw Cemetery southeast of Muldrow, Okla., with the Rev. James O'Briant officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Agent Funeral Home of Muldrow.