Carmen Alene Kent passed away at the age of 63 on April 1, 2019 at Keefe Memorial Hospital in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado following a decade fight with breast cancer.
Robert Allen Hester (Bob) was born August 4, 1943 in DeWitt County, Cuero, Texas to the late Lola Mae Goode Hester and Charles Brack Hester. He was the youngest of their four boys. He was raised on a ranch and cotton farm near Yorktown, Texas. He loved to ride horses. Picking cotton, not so much. He played baseball, football, and basketball growing up. He helped the local ranchers with roundups and brandings. He worked for a local vet and never forgot his training there. He doctored his cattle and horses and took pride in being able to “hit the vein.” He joined the United States Navy 12/28/1960. He spent his service time on the USS Yorktown, in the Pacific Ocean, and visited ports in Japan, Hong-Kong, the Philippines, and Hawaii. His ship was the aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown. His tour included nuclear testing. He was honorably discharged 07/31/1964. His reserve obligation ended 12/30/1966.
A celebration of life memorial service for longtime Eads resident, Leonard D. Sniff will be held at 10:00AM on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker of the Lamar Christian Church officiating.
LOIS LOUGENE JACOBS, 83
A celebration of life for longtime Sheridan Lake, Colorado resident, J.D. Wilson will be held at 1:00PM on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.