MAUD A. BLACK
Died Oct. 31, 2006
CROWLEY, LA - Maud Angeline Hollowell Black, 93, Crowley, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at First Baptist Church, Crowley with the Reverend Roger Tarver, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Mrs. Black died on Tuesday in Crowley. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 10 p.m.Thursday and on Friday from 8 a.m. until service time.
Mrs. Black was born and reared near Princeton. A graduate of Duke University School of Nursing, she spent 39 months serving overseas during World War II with the Duke University Unit, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant.
Following the war, she had a variety of jobs in nursing, her last being an instructor of nursing with the Southwest Louisiana Vocational School in Crowley for 25 years. She received several honors during her career including the Meritorious Award in 1969 by the Louisiana Vocational Association, Outstanding Practical Nursing Instructor awarded by the Louisiana Health Occupations Instructors organization in 1984, and the Outstanding Crowley Citizen Award in 1991.
She was an active member of the First Baptist Church. She was also a past president of Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Delphian Study Club, Acadia Council on Child Abuse and a member of The American Association of University Women and The Pink Ladies Auxiliary.
Mrs. Black is survived by three daughters; Anna Lee Hoffpauir and her husband, Van, of Lake Charles, Bonnie Johnson and her husband, Lyle, of Crowley and Mildred "Millie" Allison Black of Lafayette; a son, David Black, Jr., and his wife, Cindy, of Lafayette; six grandchildren, David Hoffpauir and his wife, Melissa "Missy," Martin Hoffpauir and his wife, Nina, Kelly Hoffpauir Champagne and her husband, Aaron, David Black, III, Brennon Black and his wife, Melissa, and Jared Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Hannah, Halie, Harley, and Luke Hoffpauir; a brother, Edwin Hollowell and his wife, Susie, of New Bern; two sisters, Doris Gurley of Gainesville, FL. and Mildred Parker of New Bern; a sister-in-law, Coral Woodworth of Ft.Collins, CO.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David E. Black Sr. and a brother, Heywood Hollowell.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to United Community Health Clinic, 450 Moosa Blvd., Suite E, Eunice, LA 70535.
(Written & Paid by the Family)
Published in Obituaries on November 2, 2006 1:46 PM