Angela Marie Chester

Dec. 15, 1980 –

Dec. 26, 2012

Angela Marie Chester, 32, passed away on Dec. 26, 2012 at her home, due to ongoing complications from surgery in 2005. Angela was a fantastic writer and an amazing artist. She had a great appreciation of nature, enjoyed the ocean, fishing, camping, music, and movies (esp. Tim Burton), above all she enjoyed being with family, friends, and time spent babysitting her niece Caitlyn.

Angela was a 1999 graduate of Cornerstone Christian School. Following graduation she attended The Art Institute of Dallas. Later she worked for ARS in Dallas as a dispatcher.

She was preceded in death by her father, the Rev. William Charles Chester; grandparents, Charles and Ruth Sides; aunt Jeri Sides, all of Waxahachie; and grandparents, Frank and Grace Chester of Dallas.

Angela is survived by her mother, Charlene; stepfather, Paul Aldridge of Waxahachie; brothers, Jason Chester of Waxahachie, and Jeremy Chester and his wife, JoAnn, and their daughter, Caitlyn of Red Oak; aunt Nell Gatlin and husband, Charles Gatlin of DeSoto; uncle Jimmy Craig and wife, Betty Craig of Waco; aunt Linda Barnes and husband, Rex of Forreston; uncles Charles “Sonny” Sides and wife, Kay of Mexico, Billy Sides and wife, Jeanie of Waxahachie; and numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers an account has been set up at Citizens National Bank of Texas.

Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. Services followed at 3 p.m. at Waxahachie Funeral Home with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Waxahachie Funeral Home. Sign the online guestbook at www.waxahachiefuneralhome.com.