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Sherly Fontenot

August 8, 1925 — December 29, 2019

VILLE PLATTE-Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Saturday, January 11, 2020, for Sherly Fontenot.

Father Mitch Guidry, pastor of Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass.

Burial will take place at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery # 3 in New Orleans, LA.

Sherly Fontenot a native of Ville Platte passed peacefully from this life on December 29, 2019 at the age of 94 at Rosepine Retirement Home.

Sherly leaves behind to cherish his memories one sister, Brenda Thrasher; nieces, Merlyn Yielding and Helen Fontenot; stepdaughter, Nancy Menendes; and longtime family friends and caregivers, Beverly, Vickie, and Phyllis Prothro.  Sherly had many friends and he will be missed by all who knew him.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Saturday, January 10, 2020 from 10:00 AM until time of service. A Rosary will be recited at 11:00 AM.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the family at

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

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