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Lydie Fontenot

September 2, 1924 — September 17, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte, on Monday, September 21, 2020 for Lydie Fontenot, 96, who passed away on September 17, 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 Gates of Heaven Cemetery.

She is survived by her three sons, Andrew Clyde Fontenot of Ville Platte, Joseph W. Fontenot and wife, Emma Gail of Pine Prairie, and Gerald S. Fontenot and wife, Susan of Moss Bluff; her daughter, Diana S. Gotreau of Tulsa, OK; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; brother, Adam Reed and wife, Juanetta of Pine Prairie and her sister, Armetine Soileau of Ville Platte.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Pascal and Edvise Landreneau Reed; husband Percy Lee Fontenot; and brother, Robert Reed.

At the request of the family, visitation will take place at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM. A rosary will be recited at 4:00  PM.  Visitation will resume on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the Fontenot family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home, 709 W. Main Street, Ville Platte LA 70586, is in charge of arrangements.

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