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Frances Fontenot

December 14, 1932 — August 10, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM at Ardoin’s Funeral Home on Thursday, August 13, 2020 for Frances R. Fontenot, 87, who passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Deacon Casey Dugas will conduct funeral services.

Burial will take place in Gates of Heaven Cemetery.

Frances R. Fontenot was born on December 14, 1942 in Colfax, LA to Author and Olena Racine.  She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, and friend.  Frances was selfless and was always putting the needs of her family and friends before anything else. Her grandchildren were her greatest pride and joy.  Her family and friends will miss her dearly.

Frances is survived by her son, Earl David Fontenot and wife, Lisa of Shreveport; two grandchildren, Daniel Fontenot and Christy Fontenot; and one great-granddaughter, Nylah Wells.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Joseph Fontenot; and her parents, Author and Olena Racine.

At the request of the family, visitation will be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 10:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the Fontenot family at

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

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