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Florence Fontenot

April 7, 1929 — June 25, 2014

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MAMOU Florence McGee Fontenot went to be with our Lord in Heaven. She passed peacefully at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her family, on June 25, 2014 at 2:00 A.M. Chapel services will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at the Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel in Mamou. Burial will follow in the New St. Anns Cemetery in Mamou with Rev. Tim Moffett officiating.
Ms. Flo was quite the character She loved God and she loved her children and everyone she knew with all her heart. She was not a McGee for nothing.
A loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother sister and friend, Flo leaves behind six children, Elvin C. Fontenot, Jr. and his wife, Brenda of Leesville, DeneVillarreal and her husband, Drew, Carolyn Gravette and her husband, Tim of Lafayette, Kathy Guillot and her husband, Conroy of Houma, Beverly Stevens and her husband, Reddick of Lafayette and Greg Fontenot and his wife, Renessa of Baton Rouge Sisters, Jane and Grace Brothers, Gerry, Billy, Donnie and Tommy She was further blessed with fourteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. They were the absolute light of her life.
Florence followed her husband on their new venture to Leesville, Louisiana in 1967. She raised her children there and supported her husband in all he did. They traveled together to many beautiful places not to mention the summer vacations shared by all Her family was her everything, traveling to Eunice
once a week to have lunch with her parents and have afternoon coffee with them and anyone else who happened to stop by. She was so very proud of her heritage and the fact that her daddy was a Cajun fiddle player. Flo also loved to play her accordion. Flo and Dee won many dance contests together, dancing to the music they loved.
Pallbearers are Zachary Gravette, Michael Freeman, Elvin C. Fontenot, III, Coan Stevens, Matt Conn and Casey George Honorary Pallbearer is Andrew Villarreal.
She will now rest in Heaven with her husband, Elvin C. Dee Fontenot, Sr. And her parents, Dennis and Gladys McGee of Eunice, La. They surely await her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 4:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. The Funeral Home will reopen on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 8:00 AM until time of services. Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoins Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231

Visitation


Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Thursday, June 26, 2014
4 pm until 10 pm

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Chapel Services

Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Friday, June 27, 2014
11:00 am

Cemetery


New St. Anns MausoleumP
old hwy 13
Mamou, LA  70554
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