Louis Arnold Olivares of Elaine died Friday, April 15, 2011 at his home in Wabash surrounded by his loved ones. 

 

Louis Arnold Olivares of Elaine died Friday, April 15, 2011 at his home in Wabash surrounded by his loved ones. 
Louis was born Nov. 22, 1942 in Rossville, Texas to the late Alex and Beatrice Olivares.  After graduating from Jourdanton Texas High School he proudly enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served aboard the USS Ranger.  He relocated with his family from Texas to Elaine in 1971 and began a 38-year career in the parts business.  He retired in December 2009 from Producer’s Tractor Co. after proudly working in the same location his entire career.
He leaves three sons; Joe Cissell of Lexa, Tim Cissell (Charlotte) of Lexa, and Jonathan Olivares (Paige) of Houston, Texas; two daughters Denice Morgan of Lexa and Deberah Roberts (Greg) of Elaine; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Alex Olivares (Ofelia) of Pleasanton, Texas, Rudy Olivares (Rachelle) of San Antonio, Texas and Jimmy Olivares (JoAnn) of Jourdanton, Texas; two sisters, Lamarr Pena (Charlie) of San Antonio and Mary Lou Cabrera (Jesse) of San Antonio; a sister in-law, Grace Olivares of San Antonio; and hundreds of friends.
His parents and a brother, Gilbert Olivares, preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at Roller Citizens Funeral Home on Wednesday April 20 at 3 p.m. with Graveside services to follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena.
Pallbearers are Benny McCann, Jerry Roberts, Greg Roberts, Timothy (Lee) Cissell, Joseph Cissell and Chris Herrera.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct funeral services.