Blanche Hartwell Hollister

Friday, April 5, 2019

LAKE ARTHUR - Memorial services for Mrs. Blanche Hartwell Hollister, 92 of Lake Arthur will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Lake Arthur First United Methodist Church at 3 p.m., with Rev. Bradley Swire officiating.

A short visitation for family and friends will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are entrusted to Miguez Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hollister was born in Welsh on Feb. 1, 1927. She received a BA in dducation and enjoyed her career as a teacher and school librarian immensely. She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter Lake Arthur No. 144 until it merged with Rebecca No. 2 of Welsh, and she continued her membership there. She was a member of the Lake Arthur First United Methodist Church and a devoted member of the community all her life.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynne H. Houk of Plano, Texas; two sons, Lloyd K. (Penny) Hollister of Carencro and Dale R. (Zan) Hollister of Lake Arthur; five grandchildren, Adam (Claudia) Hollister, Chloe and Abby Hollister, Ethan Houk, Jacob Houk, Blake Devillier and Hope Devillier; great-grandchildren, Aiden, Alexandra, soon to arrive, Carter Hollister, Nathan and Annie Lee; and a special grandniece, Leah Hartwell Harford.

Mrs. Hollister was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Archie Stine Hollister; her parents, Aaron Bertram Hartwell and Mabel Estella Martin; two sisters; and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made be made to Lake Arthur United Methodist Church or Shriner’s Hospital of Shreveport in Mrs. Hollister’s memory.