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340 East Prien Lake Road
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Esther Hemmenway

Esther Raye Hemmenway

Wednesday, June 21st, 1944 - Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Esther Raye Kourtney Hemmenway, 75, a lifelong resident of Oretta, LA passed on to her eternal reward on October 14, 2019 in the comfort of her home.

Esther will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a Godly woman and an active member of the Church of the Remnant. Esther possessed a strong will and an unwavering faith in her Lord and Savior. She was very well known in the community for feeding anyone that came by and handing out Dr. Peppers. In her younger years, she loved quilting, cooking, and loving on her grandchildren. Mrs. Esther will be remembered for her unique sense of humor, a fervent prayer warrior, and her friendly and generous nature.

Mrs. Hemmenway is preceded in death by her parents Charles and Rosie Sanders Kourtney; husband, Arthur O. Hemmenway, siblings: James Kourtney, Dolly Maddox, Cella Rose Foster, Margie Foster, Mary Lorenze, Stella Bumgarden and Audrey Wallace, and grandson, Arthur Allen Hemmenway, Jr.

Mrs. Hemmenway leaves to cherish her memory her two children, Theresa Gail Hemmenway and husband Eddy Spears and Pastor Artur Allen Hemmenway and wife Mickey, grandchildren: Kelli Byrd, Amanda Nugiba, Hevyn Hemmenway, Tiffany Perkins, Cameron Johnson, Nicholas Hemmenway, A.J. Hemmenway, and Geneva Hemmenway, eight great grandchildren, and a brother, “Sambo” Kourtney.

Esther’s visitation will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM in the sanctuary of the Church of the Remnant. Visitation will continue on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of service. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM. Her son, Pastor Arthur Hemmenway will officiate. Burial will follow alongside her husband in Oretta Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Church of the Remnant
    290 North Street
    Singer, LA 70600
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Church of the Remnant
    Address not given
  • Service

    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 2:00pm
    Church of the Remnant
    290 North Street
    Singer, LA 70600
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  • Interment

    Oretta Cemetery
    Address not given


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Kelvin LeDoux

Posted at 10:48am
My family and I are so sorry for your loss. We want to extend our sincerest condolences to you and your family. We will keep you and your family in our daily thoughts and prayers. May GOD bless ALL.

Ellen Palumbo

Posted at 06:09pm
Such a friendly warm lady was my first thought upon meeting her at her daughter wedding. So many will miss her. My deepest sympathies to her family.

Jessica Vidrine

Posted at 04:42pm
Sending love to you in heaven.. love you dearly.. Jessica Vidrine.....

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