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Charlotte Fontenot

January 9, 1956 — January 13, 2022


BASILE~ It is with great sadness and the heaviest of hearts that the family of Charlotte Douget Fontenot, of Kinder announces the unexpected loss of a beautiful mother, sister, grandmother and friend at the age of 66. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in memory of Charlotte on Monday, January 17, 2022, at 10:00 am at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile with Father Brown, Celebrant.

Charlotte was born on January 09, 1956, to Joseph and Verdie LeJeune Douget in Eunice. Charlotte, a graduate of Basile High School, loved football, especially LSU and the Saints. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family, but she loved being a granny and spoiling her grandbabies above all else. She was president of the Louisiana Swine Festival and dedicated her time for many years. To know Charlotte was to love her. She will never be forgotten because it’s hard to forget someone who gave us so much to remember.

She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her three loving children, Allison Simone Fontenot and Sara Elizabeth Fontenot, both of Kinder, and Adam Seth Fontenot of Basile. She was a loving sister to Bobby Joe Douget and wife, Mary of Basile, Boyd Douget and wife, Jessica of Mamou, Lois Marcantel and husband, Jimmy, Lynne Howell and husband, Franklin and Deneen Ortego and husband, Corwin, all of Basile; seven grandchildren, Ava Fontenot, Joseph Fontenot, AnnaClaire Fontenot, Lee Austin Fontenot, Avery Martin, Izabella Pruett and Simon Pruett; as well as extended family and friends.

She is preceded by her husband, Clarence Fontenot, Jr; parents and a brother, Carl Lee Douget.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Basile on Sunday, January 16th from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Monday, January 17th from 8:00 am until time of services. Catholic Daughters will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm on Sunday.

An account has been set up at Basile State Bank for donations.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Basile, 1210 South Ryan, (337)432-6726 is in charge of arrangements.

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