Visitation will be Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Bayou des Glaises Baptist Church, Big Bend from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with services at 11:30 a.m.
Maggie was born on October 6, 1921 in Big Bend, Louisiana to Delia Mary Kimble Hess and Herman Joseph Hess, Sr. and died on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Oakmont Assisted Living Estate in Cocoville, Louisiana where she had been a resident for three and one-half years. She was 89 years old.
During her life, Maggie lived in Big Bend and New Orleans. While living in New Orleans she worked at Charity Hospital and Maison Blanche department store and was active in her church, Franklin Avenue Baptist and various women's ministries. Maggie was very fashionable and stylish and always impeccably groomed. She especially loved pretty shoes and handbags. In Big Bend, she mostly stayed home where she took very good care of her husband. Occasionally she worked as an election polls commissioner, a postal clerk and a sales clerk in a popular gift shop. She was very active in her church, Bayou des Glaises Baptist Church, various women's ministries and other activities.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Charrier; parents, Herman & Della Kimble Hess; brother, Byron Joseph Hess; sisters, Lola Hess Fountain and Virgie Mae Hess.
She is survived by her sisters, Bertie Lee Hess Lemoine, Mattie Hess Charrier, Jean Hess Desselle, and Shirley Hess Zenk; her brother-in-law, Eugene Zenk, Sr.; her nieces, Brenda Lemoine Hutchinson and Ashley Laborde; her nephews, Leonard "Sonny" Fountain, Jr., Byron Charrier III, Glenn Desselle, Keith Charrier, Duane Zenk, Vaughn Charrier and Rob Zenk and numerous great nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by her Charrier family nieces and nephews and their families.
Pallbearers will be family members, neighbors and church friends