Jeniece E. Kester

Jeniece E. Reckard Kester, 94, of Huntington, IN, and formerly of North Manchester, IN, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Parkview Huntington Hospital, Huntington.

Mrs. Kester graduated from East Union High School in Wells County. She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church in North Manchester.

She was born Oct. 11, 1923, in Uniondale to Carl and Ruth Cover Graham. 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.
 
She is survived by a son, Terry (Cheryl) Reckard, of Huntington; a daughter, Connie Hammel, of 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 five great-great-grandchildren.
       
Calling is Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11  a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN. A funeral service will be held immediately following calling at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.  

Memorials are to Congregational Christian Church, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.  

Online condolences may be sent at  www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.