Singer - Rethel Brister, 70, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013, in a local hospital.
Rethel was married to the love of her life, Arthur Brister for 49 years. She loved God and her church, Pentecostal House of Praise very much. Many highlights in her life were spending time with her family, traveling and shopping with her daughters. She loved life to the fullest and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Arthur Brister; three daughters, Theresa Stokes and husband, Carlis of Singer, Melissa Kennon and husband, Ron of DeQuincy and Lisa Wylie and husband, Lanty of DeQuincy; two brothers, Therman Nash and wife, Robbie of Burr Ferry and Heman Nash and wife, Laura of Benton; five sisters, Marie Marshall of Sulphur, Erlean Marshall of Sulphur, Suzanne Nash of Leesville, Lillian Nash of Leesville and Georgia Nash of Leesville; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ollie and Elsie Nash.
Her Homegoing will be 10am Tuesday, August 20, at the Pentecostal House of Praise Church in Hargrove with Bro. David Kennon, Bro. Anthony Kennon and Bro. Carlton L Jackson, Jr. officiating. Visitation is from 10am-9pm Monday and will resume 8am until service time at Hargrove Pentecostal House of Praise. Burial will be in Burr Ferry Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.
Pallbearers will be Ron, Lanty, Carlis Sr., Carlis Jr., Justin, and Matthew. Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob, Seyth, Beau and Mark.