Delana Deanne Ester of Heavener, Oklahoma was born on January 23, 1974 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Ray and Pam (Winters) Luman and passed away surrounded by family on November 18, 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 47.
She is survived by:
Dustin Ester of the home
Tyler Ester and wife April of Howe, Oklahoma
Logan Ester of Heavener, Oklahoma
Ray and Pam Luman of Wister, Oklahoma
Four grandchildren that was her world:
John, Jolie, Josie, and Aubrey
Numerous other relatives and a host of many friends
She was preceded in death by her brother, Dwight Luman; her paternal grandparents, Estes and Camelia Luman; and her maternal grandparents, Doyle and Jean Winters.
Delana attended Heavener Public Schools and graduated from Shawnee Mission North West High School in Lenexa, Kansas. She earned her nursing degree from Kansas City Vo-Tech School and a Hospital Management degree from the University of Phoenix. She was married to Dustin Ester for 27 years. Delana loved her career of nursing and worked 16 years at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.
She loved reading and recently enjoyed finishing a yo-yo quilt, which was started by her great-grandmother, Dain Steelman and grandmother, Camelia Luman. Delana was a member of Lovings Baptist Church and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be missed by many. Delana was a loving wife, mother, Nani, daughter, and friend.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 22, 2021 at Lovings Baptist Church in Heavener, Oklahoma with Reverend David Hardin and Reverend Chad Loper officiating.
Burial will follow in Lovings Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.