A Celebration of Donna LaNell Chester’s Life, age 79, of Jasper, TX will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following at Turner Branch Cemetery in Spurger, TX. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, November 4, 2019 at the funeral home.
A native of Fred, TX and longtime Jasper resident, Donna attended Jasper High School where she married Robert Parker, they traveled to numerous stations throughout the course of his Navy service. After returning to Jasper, she worked with the Visador Corporation. She enjoyed taking care of her dog, Little Bit and working in her yard. She loved her family and her extended family of friends that she had made over the course of her life. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Jasper and she also attended Bishop’s Chapel Baptist Church.
Donna is survived by her daughter, Wendy Smith and husband Kevin, of Brookeland, TX; eight grandchildren, Christopher Winkler and wife Lee Margaret of Fort Worth, TX; Wade Franklin Jr., Matthew Parker, Cheyenne Jordan, all of Jasper, TX; Rowdy Parker of Houston, TX; Anna Parker of Pineville, LA; Shelby Smith of Kirbyville, TX and Amy Smith of Jasper, TX; eleven great-grandchildren, Shay Parker, Samatha Parker, Stephanie Parker, Dixie Cochran, Dustie Cochran, William Mitcham Jr., Malcolm Winkler, Steven Winkler, James Winkler, Piper Parker and Logan Parker.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Julia Donna Smith; son, Steven Parker and daughter, Linda Walls.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of their choice.
Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, TX.