Thomas Eugene “Gene” Chesser
1973 - 2013
Jenna Noel Chesser
2009 - 2013
Thomas Eugene “Gene” Chesser, 39, and his daughter Jenna Noel Chesser, 3, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28.
Combined funeral services were held Tuesday, at the Texoma Cowboy Church. Graveside services followed at Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.
Gene was born March 21, 1973, in Dallas, to Cecil Thomas Chesser and Cathy Jessica (Stokes) Latoski. He was a third generation owner of Frank’s Transmission Shop, for over 10 years. He enjoyed cars and was a member of several car clubs.
Jenna was born Dec. 31, 2009, in Wichita Falls, to Gene and JoVeda Dawn (Harp) Wallar. She recently learned to pray all by herself and would lead the dinner table in prayer each time they ate.
Gene and Jenna were members of Texoma Cowboy Church.
Gene is preceded in death by his grandfather, Cecil Frank Chesser.
Jenna is preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence Joseph Harp and Leveda Wanda Harp.
Gene is survived by his daughter, Ashlyn Chesser of Wichita Falls; parents, Tom and Vera Chesser of Wichita Falls; mother, Cathy Jessica Latoski; grandmothers, Marian Chesser of Iowa Park, Joann Stokes of Cobble Hill, Canada, and Maria Zasquez of Wichita Falls; a brother, Jason Ryan Chesser of Houston; step-brothers, Ignacio Moreno, Jr. and Sonnie Moreno, both of San Antonio; and step-sisters, Esmeralda Garza, and Olga Moreno Garcia, both of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Jenna is survived by her mother, JoVeda Wallar; sister, Ashlyn Chesser; Papa and Grandma, Tom and Vera Chesser of Wichita Falls; grandmother, Cathy Jessica Latoski; and great-grandmothers, Marion Chesser of Iowa Park and Joann Stokes of Cobble Hill, Canada.
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