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4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Phone: 254-772-5272
Fax: 254-772-5695
Esther  Jefferson

Esther Marie Jefferson (Glasker)

Monday, June 13th, 1932 - Monday, October 7th, 2019
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In loving memory of Esther Marie Jefferson
6.13.1932- 10.07.2019

Esther Marie (Glasker) Jefferson, 87, found rest in our Lord on October 7, 2019. Services will be 10 AM Saturday, October 12th at OakCrest Funeral Home.

Marie, endearingly known as “Mama J” and “Ganny”, was born June 13, 1932 in Mart, TX to R.S. Glasker and Mary Lee. She moved to Petersburg, TX in the 1950’s to raise her family. She returned to Waco in 1988 where she lived out the remainder of her years surrounded by family and friends
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Marie was hardworking, a woman of great faith, devoted to loving others and praising God. She loved her children, grandchildren, siblings and many friends. She was a friend to everyone she met and within minutes was endeared as “Mama J” to friends, acquaintances and neighbors. She brought joy to all who knew her and could brighten up a room with her laugh. Marie was a “praying Mama” and not one to mince her words, she spoke truth from a place of love and great faith, a trait she has instilled in her children and grandchildren.

Marie is preceded in death by her parents R.S. Glasker, Mary Lee; brothers, George Lee and Bobby Brown; husband, David Lee Jefferson; children, Elizabeth, Larry, Edward and Vivian; great-grandson, Jace Jefferson and great-granddaughter Natalie Jefferson.

Marie is survived by her loving sister, Willie Bea Glasker of Waco; her devoted children, Vic (Jean) Glasker of Waco, Emmett Jefferson of Lubbock; Fred (Karla) Jefferson of Lewisville; Mary (Robert) Borowiec of Temple; David Jefferson of Waco; Monte (Curtis) Cook of Waco; Jennifer Jefferson of Waco. Adoring grandchildren, Camille, Victor, Kenneth, Victoria, Tony, VicPatrick, Jason, Alicia, Brandon, Tiffany, Gregory, Rochelle, Gavin, Chelsea and Caitlyn. She is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren as well as many adoring nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Marie left her fingerprint on this world and the heart of everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. Mama/Ganny will be dearly missed. Rest in Heaven!
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 11th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Interment

    Location
    Doris Miller Memorial Park
    Address
    Bellmead Dr.
    WACO, TX 76705
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It's fitting that the name of this bouquet is "Light of My Life" because you truly were. Love you Ganny xo
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Peggy Whiting

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Granny I will surely miss as I always have. I will never forget you and our "little trips" and adventures in Waco - Rest in Peace my friend. Peggy
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Our heartfelt condolences! May you find comfort and peace in your time of loss. Ganny will be forever missed. Love, The Holder's - Todd, Steph & HJ
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Our love to you, during this Special time for your Mom! Love, The Fullingim Family
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