May 17, 1927 ~ Oct. 30, 2012

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Little Pass Baptist Church in Charenton for Charles Lafayette Olds, a native of Appleby, Texas and a resident of Charenton, who passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 8 p.m., at his home.

Entombment will follow in the Chitimacha Mausoleum. Rev. Dr. Chris Holloway and Rev. Bobby Hodnett will officiate the services.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Johnson Higgins Olds of Charenton; four sons, Robert “Bob” Olds and his wife, Sandra, of Livingston, Texas; Ricky Olds and his wife, Barbara, of Nacogdoches, Texas; Charles “Bill” Olds of Nacogdoches, Texas; and Steven Olds and his wife, Claude, of Houston, Texas; two daughters, Carolyn Wallace and her husband, Doug, of Porter, Texas and Patricia Hipps and her husband, Bill, of Morganton, North Carolina; one stepson, Vernon “Bubba” Higgins and his companion, Darlene Toups, of Charenton; one step-daughter, Elaine “Lulu” Higgins of Charenton; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and the mother of his children, Betty Olds of Porter, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lamer and Beatrice Montgomery Olds; his sister, Alice Olds Fudge; and three stepsons, Richard Higgins, David Higgins and James Higgins Jr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Little Pass Baptist Church on Friday, November 2, 2012, from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff of Heart of Hospice and to their special caregivers, Elizabeth Toups and Todd Toups, for the loving care they gave to Mr. Olds.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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