Ladona Jean Kristen, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 9:00PM. She was born on April 20, 1951 in Corsicana, Texas to Jack and Edith Newland. She married Walter Kristen on October 20, 2003 in Waxahachie, Texas. She worked for 15 years in the customer service department at the Walmart in Waxahachie. Ladona never met a stranger and welcomed everybody with open arms. Her favorite restaurant in town was Cancun’s where she loved to give hugs to all of the staff. She loved her babies which where her grandkids and great grandkids which she called her little angels. Ladona loved the Lord and was a devoted Christian woman who prayed daily. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Ladona leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her husband, Walter Kristen; siblings, Linda Maggard, Brenda Allen, VJ Newland, Danny Newland, Joan Jensen, Loretta Wiese, Rita Isom, Davie Joe Newland, Fred Kristen, Anna Jones and Alacia LeDoux; children, Michelle Bass and husband TJ, son-in-law Jason Churchill, John Powell and wife Renea, Tina Tillery and husband John; grandchildren, Johnathan Powell, Kathlene Marler and husband Leo, Ann Churchill and Justin Griffin, Jeremy Powell, David Churchill, Kolton Chappuis, Donavan Churchill and wife Mariah, Tiffany Powell, Gable Bass, Jayden Powell and Kinsli Bass; great grandchildren, Brooklyn Powell, Logan Churchill, Ryleigh Marler, Paisley Churchill, baby Marler and many nieces and nephews.

A Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4-6PM on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Waxahachie.

Funeral Services are scheduled for 12PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Waxahachie. Interment will follow at the Waxahachie City Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165.