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EUNICE~ It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Dora Guillory Johnson, of Eunice, announces the loss of a beloved mother, sister, grandmother and friend who passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Savoy Medical Center in Mamou. She was 86. She was born in Reddell, to the late Elford and Hazel Reed Guillory on October 11, 1935. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 am on Monday, October 18, 2021, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Entombment will follow in the New St. Ann’s Mausoleum in Mamou with Father Sal Istre, Celebrant.
Dora was a graduate of Mamou, as well as a graduate of T. H. Harris as an LPN. She retired as an LPN after fifty-five years and was also a member of the Catholic Daughters. But her greatest accomplishment in life was loving her family especially her four children, Kenneth Wayne Fontenot of Mamou, Joseph Harry Fontenot and wife, Karen of Eunice, Tony Fontenot and wife, Cathy of Spring, TX and Mitch Fontenot of Morgantown, N.C.; her special godchild, Michelle Wood-Myers of Lafayette; her sister, Pat Wood and husband, Dan of Lafayette; her four grandchildren, Jody Fontenot, Jared Fontenot, Jenna Kay Veillon and Tisha Tipton ; six great grandchildren, as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Jude Fontenot; sister, Elaine Guillory; and the father of her children, Harry P. Fontenot.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Sunday, October 17th from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Monday, October 18th from 8:00am until time of services. Deacon Gary Gaudin and the Catholic Daughters will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm on Sunday.
At the request of the family, memorial donations can be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice, 310 West Vine, (337)457-5285.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.
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