CROWLEY – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009 at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Crowley for Mildred Laperouse Hollier, 82, who died Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at her residence in Crowley.
Fr. James Brady will celebrate the Mass and the committal services at Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery in Scott. The Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
The family request visitation will be observed from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
Mrs. Hollier was born September 11, 1926 in Duson to the late Amedee and Marie Robichaux Laperouse. Mrs. Hollier was a school teacher at Redemptorist Catholic School and a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts. She loved sewing, cross-stitch, and exercising with her friends at the Council on Aging for the last 14 years. She enjoyed life and loved to be with her family, friends, her classmates at their monthly gatherings and her sewing club friends.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Haywood Hollier of Crowley, a son, Tommy Hollier and his wife, Cindy of Vidor, Texas; two grandchildren, Milli` Warren of Knoxville, Tenn. and Kerri Hollier of Vidor, Texas and a great-granddaughter, Corinne Warren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Lee Wayne Hollier; three brothers, Claytus, Grady and Leonard Laperouse; and a sister, Pearl Comeaux.
Pallbearers will be: Samuel Dent, Chad Cormier, Randy Toepher, Karl Comeaux, Danny Hollier and Tony Laperous. Honorary pallbearers will be: Stacy Dent, Al Laperous and Jerry Laperouse.
The family request any memorial donations be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital or Louisiana Hospice and Pallative Care. They would also like to thank Dr. Saini, Crowley Rehab Hospital, Hospice, Michelle, Linda Faye, Lola, Kathy and Paula for their care and services. Also thanks for the prayers and visits from family and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc. of Crowley.
Friends may express their condolences at www.geesey-ferguson.com.