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Teresa Ann Hester, 62

Teresa Ann Hester, 62, of Jacksonville passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was born on September 29, 1955 in Harris County, Texas to the late Virgle and Lois Vaughn. 

Teresa was a southern Baptist and loved her family.  She was a loving mother, grandmother sister and friend. She leaves behind to cherish her memories, her three sons; Jimmie Lyons (Wendy) of Cabot, Michael Lyons (Christina), William Youngblood, two daughters; Ramanda Jackson (Chris), Charlotte Youngblood all of North Platte Nebraska, four grandsons; Jordan Lyons (Mackenzie), Matthew Jackson, Blake Jackson, Austin Lyons,  six granddaughters; Jada Jackson, Makayla Lyons, Mycha Lyons, Heather Youngblood, Hannah Youngblood, Kaitlyn Lyons, one brother; Virgle Vaughn, two sisters; Sherie Martinez, Deborah Bishop, her two best friends and running mates Lou and Alice Gonyea and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

She enjoyed fishing, karaoke at the VFW and going to the play the slots at the casino.  She also loved her eighteen-year-old Dachshund “Bear”. 

Teresa is also preceded in death by her two husbands, James Youngblood and Danny Hester as well as two sisters, Linda and Darlene.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 6-8 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, in Jacksonville. Funeral Services will be at 10 A.M. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in the Chapel at the funeral home with interment immediately following at Arkansas Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville.

Services are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.  501-982-3400



  • Nicole Carter Posted August 7, 2018 8:24 PM

    She will be missed by many. I always knew I would be greeted with a smile and a hug everytime I saw her.

  • CartiNlr Posted August 8, 2018 8:25 AM

    Hester family, We are sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Your friends at CartiNlr

  • Mary Netzley and Howie Short Posted August 10, 2018 3:00 PM

    Sorry for your family’s loss !!

  • Rachel Gill Posted August 10, 2018 7:03 PM

    Yoy will be missed I am glad that I got to meet you. I will make sure to help keep an eye Ms Alice and Lou as well as Mary and Howie. Lots of love.

  • Tonya Morrison Posted August 11, 2018 5:20 PM

    I’m sorry to see such a good person gone. You will be missed along with your many stories. Wish I was there today sorry I didn’t know when it was.

  • heather Posted January 25, 2024 6:18 PM

    I miss you grandma

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