Jeniece E. Reckard Kester, 94, of Huntington, IN, and formerly of North Manchester, IN, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018, at Parkview Huntington Hospital, Huntington, IN.
Mrs. Kester was born on October 11, 1923, in Uniondale, Wells County, IN, to Carl and Ruth (Cover) Graham. Her parents preceded her in death. She married Meredith Reckard in 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1969. Her second marriage was to Paul Kester in 1970 and he preceded her in death in 1997.
Jeniece graduated from East Union High School, Wells County, IN. She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester, IN.
She is survived by one son, Terry (Cheryl) Reckard, Huntington, IN; one daughter, Connie Hammel, Sorrento, FL; six grandchildren, Christina (Darren DePuglia) Reckard, Kellina (Jon) Moore, Jamilyn (Nick) PeGan, Stacy (Alysia) Hammel, Tina (Kevin) Easterday, and Tyler (Angela) Hammel; 14 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN.
Funeral services will be held following the calling hours on Saturday, October 6, at 11:00 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN, 46750.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Christian Church in care of McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.
Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, IN.
McElhaney- Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN is entrusted with the arrangements. On line condolences may be sent to: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com
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