Mary Bolen Gilcrease

Mary Bolen Gilcrease

Funeral services for Mary Bolen Gilcrease will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 24, 2014 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Brother Charles Hutzler and Pastor Lucas LaCour officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Hixson Brothers, Pineville Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and continued Monday from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mrs. Gilcrease, 78, of Pineville, passed from this life on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Matthews Memorial Nursing Home.

Mrs. Gilcrease was a member and secretary of Alpine First Baptist Church, Tioga.

Her husband, John Gilcrease, Jr. and parents, Clarence and Carrie Hale Bolen, preceded her in death.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, John Clarence Gilcrease and wife, Peggy, Jim Gilcrease and wife, Sandy and Kenneth Gilcrease; daughters, Frances Gilcrease Herrin and husband, Mike, Janice Gilcrease Courville and husband, Dan, Dorinda Gilcrease Walker and husband, Ron and Carolyn Gilcrease Dunbar and husband, Richard; brothers, James Bolen and Robert Bolen and wife, Diane; sister, Helen Bolen Chance and husband, Walt; fifteen grandchildren, John Michael Gilcrease, Kristy Purdy, Katy Parker, Nadar Ajlani, Shadhi Ajlani, Danielle Courville, Eric Courville, Billy Crawford, Carrie Crawford Daniel, Dustin Gilcrease, Brandon Lovas, Alissa Dunbar, Courtney Herrin, Kelsey Herrin and Kayla Herrin Myers and eighteen great grandchildren.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be John Michael Gilcrease, Billy Crawford, Dustin Gilcrease, Shadhi Ajlani, Eric Courville and Ron Walker.

Memorials may be made to Alpine First Baptist Church, 7215 Shreveport Highway, Pineville, LA 71360.

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Published in The Town Talk on Feb. 22, 2014