Lois Elizabeth Bartlett
Lois Elizabeth Bartlett
  • March 17, 1925 - August 20, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Lois Townley Lestelle Bartlett, a native of New Orleans and retired banker, died Aug. 20, 2017, at her home in Metairie, LA. She was 92. Ms. Bartlett began her career as a teller at Metairie Bank and retired in 1990 as a branch manager. She lived in New Orleans until the late 1940s; in Metairie for much of her life; and in Colorado Springs, CO, for 20 years preceding her death. A graduate of Eleanor McMain High School, her passions were dancing and art, interests she developed in school and pursued through much her life. Ms. Bartlett is a former member of the National Association of Bank Women. She is survived by husband William H. Bartlett and sons James Frederick Lestelle (husband, John Mason Stephens) of New Orleans and Robert Charles Lestelle (wife, Pamela Lewis Lestelle) of Metairie and by grandchildren Carey Lestelle Goza of Brandon, MS, Melanie Lestelle Labiche, a resident of Houston, and Robert Adam Townley Lestelle of Metairie. She also is survived by five great-grandchildren. A graveside ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wilson United Methodist Church, 6460 Flying W Ranch Road, Colorado, Springs, CO 80919.

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