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1925 Alena 2020

Alena Fontenot

June 3, 1925 — August 9, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial, Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte, on Saturday, August 15, 2020 for Marie Alena Fontenot, 95, who passed away on August 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.

Father Mitch Guidry, Pastor at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and conduct services.

Burial will take place at Te Mamou Cemetery.

Marie Alena Fontenot was born on June 3, 1925 in Tate Cove, LA to Theophile J. Fontenot and Marie Denege Ortego Fontenot.  She was a devout Catholic and an active parishioner of Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church for many years.  Alena was a very social lady who loved to dance, laugh, and always loved to dress well.  She was employed with Evangeline Parish School Board for 34 years and worked as an accountant for Jody A’s Electronics for 11 years.  She was active in her community and as a member of the VFW Auxiliary and D.A.V. Auxiliary.   Her family and friends will miss her dearly.

She is survived by three sons, Victor Fontenot and wife Annette, of Ville Platte, Timothy Fontenot of Ville Platte, and Jody A. Fontenot and wife Glenda, of Ville Platte, daughter, Carlis A. Davidson and husband Doug, of Ville Platte; 11 grandchildren; and sister, Marie Denege F. Drago and husband Alan, of Redwood City, CA.

She is preceded in death by her father, Theophile J. Fontenot; mother, Marie Denege Ortego; step-mother, Denise Ortego Fontenot; first husband, Joseph Elson Fontenot; second husband, Ira M. Fontenot; third husband, Linwood Manuel; brothers, Ray J. Fontenot, Roy J. Fontenot, Shirley J. Fontenot, and Buzzie Fontenot; and sisters Rowena F. Smith and Belzire F. Brignac.

At the request of the family, visitation will take place at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 12:00 PM until 5:00PM. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Ben Soileau at 4:00 PM on Friday.  Visitation will resume on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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