PLAIN DEALING, LA - Mrs. Blanche Blanton Hillier, age 96, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2009 in Ruston, LA. Mrs. Hillier was born on December 16, 1912 in Carterville, LA to George and Ada Blanton. She was a long time resident of Plain Dealing, LA and a member of the Immanuel Baptist church. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all.
She is survived by daughters, Peggy Thompson and husband, Ronnie of Ruston, LA; Beverly Simm and husband, Robert of El Paso, TX; grandchildren, Bart Thompson, Rusty Thompson, Robin Copeland, Charlie Thompson, Heather Simm and Katy Simm; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Jackson of Tupelo, MS and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, George "Pete" Hillier; her parents; sister, Myrtis Wynn and brothers, Tylon and Winston Blanton.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 10, 2009 at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Plain Dealing with Rev. Wayne Raines officiating. Burial will be in the Plain Dealing Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Mortuary. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Bailey Mortuary in Plain Dealing.
Serving as pallbearers will be Bart Thompson, Rusty Thompson, Charlie Thompson, Bruce Blanton, Leonard Blanton and Ed Stiles.
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