Hixson Funeral Home-Vinton

1420 Fancher, Vinton, LA


Helen Louise Olier

August 28, 1940August 10, 2020

Helen Louise Olier, 79, died Monday, August 10, 2020, in a local care center.

She was a native and longtime resident of Mississippi before moving to Vinton 45 years ago. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Vinton. She split her time between Vinton and Houston, Texas where she was employed by BMC Software. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, William Olier and wife, Susan, Victoria Coyle and husband, Matthew, and James Olier and wife, Tonya, all of Vinton, and Tommy Olier of Pascagoula, Mississippi; her siblings, Jimmie Sue Hanning and Carol Ann Proper, both of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Billy Wilks of Moss Point, Mississippi, and J.R. Wilks of Williamsburg, Virginia; nine grandchildren, Jamie Hebert, Jennifer Bell, April Coyle, Robert Coyle, Madelyne Terribile, Nicholas Olier, Trista Lehmberg, Diamond Olier, and Amber Olier; and seven great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Olier; her parents, Hezzie and Lola Wilks; and her siblings, Peggy Howard, Mann Wilks, and Ronnie Wilks.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, in First Baptist Church of Vinton. The Rev. Bobby Daniel will officiate. Burial will be in Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday in the church. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.


  • Cleo Olier, Husband (deceased)
  • William Olier (Susan), Son
  • Victoria Coyle (Matthew), Daughter
  • James Olier (Tonya), Son
  • Tommy Olier, Son
  • Jimmie Sue Hanning, Sister
  • Carol Ann Proper, Sister
  • Billy Wilks, Brother
  • J.R. Wilks, Brother
  • Jamie Hebert, Granddaughter
  • Jennifer Bell, Granddaughter
  • April Coyle, Granddaughter
  • Robert Coyle, Grandson
  • Madelyne Terribile, Granddaughter
  • Nicholas Olier, Grandson
  • Trista Lehmberg, Granddaughter
  • Diamond Olier, Granddaughter
  • Amber Olier, Granddaughter
  • Hezzie and Lola Wilks, Parents (deceased)
  • Peggy Howard, Sister (deceased)
  • Mann Wilks, Brother (deceased)
  • Ronnie Wilks, Brother (deceased)

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  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020


Helen Louise Olier

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Scott Olier

August 12, 2020

I have very fond memories especially in my high school years of spending time at Uncle Cleo and Aunt Helen's house visiting with my cousins Billy Vicki James and Tommy.


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