|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1907|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2007|
Funeral services will be held at a Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott for Effie Bergeron Hollier, 99, who passed away peacefully on Friday, October 5, 2007 at Southwest Medical Center in Lafayette. Mrs. Hollier would have celebrated her 100th Birthday on October 15, 2007.
Entombment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery Mausoleum in Scott.
Reverend Cedric Sonnier, Pastor of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice, will be the Celebrant of the funeral mass and will conduct the funeral services. Giftbearers will be Alyse Horaist and Macie Dugas. Jodi Bollich, organist and soloist, will sing for the services, "Notre Pere", "The Old Rugged Cross", "Amazing Grace", "How Great Thou Art", and "On Eagles' Wings".
Survivors include loving and devoted grandchildren, Glenda H. Thibodeaux of Scott, Glenn J. Hollier and his wife, Charlotte of Breaux Bridge, Ronald C. Hollier of Scott, Randy L. Hollier and his wife, Bobbie of Scott, Lorraine H. Dugas and her husband, Jack of Lafayette, and Josette H. Horaist and her husband, Chris of Houston, Texas; one daughter-in-law, Mercedes B. Hollier of Scott; great grandchildren, Ryan and Raime Thibodeaux, Justin Hollier, Joshua Hollier, and his wife, Danielle, Chris Hollier and his wife, Christie, Ronee? Jo and Eryn Hollier, Amanda and Alayne Hollier, Kristen and Macie Dugas, and Alyse, Matthew, and Joseph Horaist; and her great great grandchildren, Jaelyn Chloe, Cadance and Gracie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Easton Hollier in 1976; her son Clayton Hollier in 1998, her parents, Hypolite Bergeron and Laura Blanchard Bergeron; two infant granddaughters, Claudette Hollier and Penny Hollier; one brother and three sisters.
A lifelong resident of Scott, Louisiana, she was born October 15, 1907, the founding year of Scott. Effie was a dedicated wife and mother who helped on the family farm and later became a cafeteria worker at Scott Middle School and High School for many years. She enjoyed cooking and feeding her family, and everyone who visited, had to sit down and eat. Throughout her life she enjoyed gardening, and always had her yard filled with beautiful flowers. Mrs. Hollier was very independent and mowed her own yard until the age of 95. She also enjoyed sewing and made her own clothes. She sewed many quilts and yo yo dolls for all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the Grand Marshal of Scott Founders Day in 1998, and was also a member of the Sts. Peter & Paul Ladies Altar Society.
Pallbearers will be her six grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers will be her great grandchildren and her nephews, Hubert Legar, Jr. Percy Bergeron, Ernest Hollier, Haywood Hollier, Emery Clark, Lloyd Hollier, Jr., Johnny Hollier, and Caroll Hollier.
A Rosary will be prayed by the Catholic Daughters of Sts. Peter & Paul Church at Martin & Castille Funeral Home in Scott.
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Martin & Castille - Scott, 337-234-2320
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
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