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Nancy Louise Jester Memorial
Nancy Louise Jester Memorial

Nancy Louise Jester

Nancy Louise Jester

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Nancy Louise (Lint) Jester, 74, of Burlington, WA, went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on her birthday, December 13, 2022 at United General Hospital.  She was surrounded by family in her final days and was full of peace.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church on January 7, 2023 at 1pm.  Come in casual attire, as that is what Nancy would have wanted.

Nancy was born in Toppenish, WA to Wayne Wesley Lint and Clara Etta (Webb) Lint.  She was the 5th of 6 children.  Nancy left high school her junior year in Sedro-Woolley to marry the Navy many she fell in love with.  Nancy and her friends were hanging out in the summer of ‘66 at Hal’s Drive-In when a young, tan navy man caught her eye.  Nancy was a “knock out” and also caught the eye of this young Arkansas boy! Carroll smoothly slid up next to her and asked her name; the rest was history!  They were married on October 5th, 1966.  In fact, their wedding made national news as they fought a fire with the reverend, who was also the fire chief in Day Creek, before returning to have their ceremony.  Carroll and Nancy were married 55 years before he preceded her in death in April of this year.

Nancy was a fighter, tenacious, fiercely loyal, generous, selfless, and taught her family how to love Jesus.  Life was a battle at times, but she always found a way to pray and muscle through adversity. She lived a full life, surrounded by the ones she cared about the most.  Despite having some difficult health hurdles along the past 12 years, she found ways to be positive.  She loved reminiscing with her siblings, visiting with her children and grandchildren, and spending time with her three great grandchildren.  There was nothing more fulfilling than spending quality time with those she loved.  If you were to ask her what she wanted to do, she would always say, “lets go for a ride and find someone to visit.”

Nancy is preceded in death by her husband, Carroll Thomas Jester, her father, Wayne Wesley Lint, her mother, Clara Etta (Webb) Lint, her sister, Janice Ellis (Eagleson) Lint, and her brother, Doyle Lawrence Lint.

Nancy is survived by her brothers, Theodore Wayne Lint, Berry George Lint, and Daniel John Lint, her daughter, Mickie Lea (Burrow) Jester and husband Brian Louis Burrow, her son, Dr. Daniel Thomas Jester and wife, Gretchen Rachel (Linebaugh) Jester, her grandchildren, Alexander Burrow and his wife, Rebecca Burrow, Jessica Burrow, Corbynne Jester, Jenna Burrow, Simeon Jester, Samuel Jester, and her great grandchildren, Paislee Burrow, Avery Burrow, and Mason Burrow.

The family would like to thank the amazing staff at Skagit Valley Hospital and their Orthopedic surgeons and nurses. They would also like to thank the countless nurses, staff, and residents at Lifecare Skagit who were a part of her time there. They also would like to express their gratitude for the loving team at United General Hospital who cared for her through her last breath, taken at the same hospital where she brought both of her children into this life. Finally, thank you to the people of Calvary Baptist Church who have consistently been the hands and feet of Jesus, caring for Nancy and her family for more than 40 years!

Cards and condolences can be sent to her son, Dan Jester, in care of Calvary Baptist Church in Burlington, WA. Flowers can be ordered through Melody’s Flowers in Burlington, the place her kids often walked to buy flowers for their mom (360- 515-7433).  Memorial gifts can be given, in memory of Nancy Louise Jester, to Apprentice Ministries, Inc. (through ApprenticeMinistries.com or PayPal as a registered charity) to support pastors bringing hope and comfort to those in need in the U.S., Ukraine, Nepal, India, Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya.

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  • Martha Long

    I’m gonna miss my “leetle seester” but it’s make me happy that she’s with my brother again. She was the love and joy of his life and like another sister to me. She loved her family, including her extend in-law family in Arkansas and we all adored her. My heart goes out to my niece and nephew and their families as well as the brothers she leaves behind and their families. I feel so blessed to have been a small part of her life.

  • debbie Gaszynski

    My Dear Nancy
    You always made time out of your day to come and visit when I was in town.You made me laugh.Your Family is so lucky to have a person like you in their life.I have no words.But I did love you like you were my Family.Im so grateful to have meet you and your family.You will be missed.To your Family I am so sorry for your loss and Prayers go out to you all.Love you all

  • Mickie Burrow

    Mom you were so loving and taught me how to be the loving mom Iam today and you taught me about the amazing love of God and Jesus and because of that I know I can make it through this tough time because I KNOW I will see you again!! Thank you to everyone who helped care for my mom! There are so many to thank! But special mentions are Nurse Peter and Nurse Katherine from PeaceHealth @United who not only cared for mom but my brother and I as well as Jessica and Gretchen! Also Dr Picco an amazing Orthopedic surgeon, Dr Stark, Amanda Fletcher who was a constant support to my mom and I!! At lifecare of Skagit Christine, Beverly, Caroline, Julie and countless others!! Thank you to all of you❤️ Thank you Gretchen and Jessica for being mine and Dans left and right brain!!😘