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Maxine Ann (Richardson) Kerstetter

September 24, 1933 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 86)


Ann Kerstetter age, 86 of Longview, Texas went to be with her Lord Monday, July 6, 2020, passing peacefully in her sleep. Ann was born Maxine Ann Richardson on Sept 24, 1933, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Herbert Montelle Richardson and Imogene Pauline LaPlante and the sister of William Montelle Richardson, all of whom predeceased her.

She was a graduate of Longview High School and Kilgore College where she was a Rangerette. Ann worked as a nurse’s aide at several facilities during her working life.

A lifelong member of Mobberly Baptist Church, Ann was a dedicated Christian. She was a member of the church choir and she was instrumental in starting a Bible study at her assisted living facility. Though bedridden in her later years, Ann had a happy and loving spirit and was loved by all her caregivers. She is remembered by all who knew her for her big smile and always being filled with gratitude, joy and love for the Lord.

She is survived by her son, Michael, daughter-in-law, Debra Collier-Kerstetter, granddaughter, K. D. Fleis and her husband, Aaron.

Visitation will be held at Welch Funeral Home on Thursday, July 9, 2020, from 6:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M.

A graveside service will be held at Memory Park Cemetery on Friday, July 10, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. Due to Covid19, please wear a mask and observe social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mobberly Baptist Church music program or Samaritan’s Purse."

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July 9, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Welch Funeral Home
4619 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75605

July 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Memory Park Cemetery

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