|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2008|
Mrs. Hester Marie Guillory Bellow, 83, was a native of Plaisance and a long-time resident of Opelousas. She died at 12:30 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2008, in the Senior Village Nursing Home. She was a very devoted wife and a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Most of her life she was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and was an excellent seamstress. She also worked at Bellard's Poultry and Meche's Meat Market. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survivors include four sons: Charles "Chuck" Bellow and Elaine of Opelousas; Michael Bellow and wife, Kathy of Page, AZ; Ray Bellow and wife, Pat; and Eddie Bellow and wife, Tammy; and all of Opelousas; six daughters: Bonita "Bonnie" Bourque and husband, Keith; Carolyn Sue Collins and husband, Bryant, Christine Devillier and husband, Phillip; and Cathie Ortego and husband, Neil; all of Opelousas; Pamela Ann Bellow of Ville Platte; and Rebecca "Becky" Dubroc and husband, Perry of Eunice. She is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hester was preceded in death by her husband, Tensay Charles Bellow, Sr.; her parents: Eraste Guillory and Rosa Dupre Guillory; one grandchild, Brooks Bellow; three great-grandchildren: Kaitlyn Brook Bellow, and twins, Brooklyn and Bailey Bellow; nine brothers and sisters; and Mrs. Octavia "Ta Vee" Dupre, who raised her from childhood.
Interment in the Bellevue Memorial Park.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
Tensay Charles Bellow (1918 - 2003)*
Tensay Charles Bellow (1944 - 2016)*
Bellevue Memorial Park
St. Landry Parish
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Feb 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24663590
Added: Aug. 7, 2012