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Annell Billingsley Kester

Annell Billingsley Kester will be held at East View Cemetery in Vernon, Texas with grandson Taylor Robles offi ciating. Immediate family only. Annell passed away on April 11, 2020. She was born on Aug. 8, 1939 to George and Tempie Doggett in Olton, Texas. She graduated from high school in 1958 in Olton, Texas. Annell married Clinton Billingsley of Olton on March 7, 1959 and had two children, Barry and Tonda. Following her husband’s death, Annell moved to Lubbock, Texas. Lubbock is where she met her husband of 35 years, Max Kester of Odell, Texas. They married Nov. 25,1980. Several years later they moved to Chillicothe, Texas where they enjoyed farming and ranching.Annell loved being on the farm and was a beautiful homemaker. Her passion was her children and grandchildren. She loved unconditionally and taught all of us how to love the same.She was preceded in death by her parents George and Tempie Doggett, a brother Bennie Doggett, and sister Joy Wyche.She is survived by a brother Allen Doggett of Lubbock, Texas; her children Barry Billingsley and wife Mendy of Weatherford, Texas, Tonda Robles and husband Edwin of Lubbock, Texas, Helen Pope and husband Todd of Shallowater, Texas, Ashley Cox and husband Jeff of Olton, Texas. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren. Clark Billingsley, Kristen Billingsley Soble, Taylor Robles, McKenzi Robles Quintana, Logan Robles, Kylie Robles, Katelyn Pope Stone, Kandace Pope, Charlie Cox, and Olivia Cox. She is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren.A special thank you to the staff and residents of Heartland House who loved our mom as we did. You will always be a part of our family. The family suggests memorials be made to Texas Home Health and Hospice.

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