IOTA~It is with heavy hearts that the family of Leddie F. Fontenot announces her passing on Monday, November 05, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette with loving family by her side at the age of 84. A Celebration of Life will be celebrated at 11:30 am on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Grace Community Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Grace Community Baptist Cemetery with Pastor Kevin Colsen officiating.
Leddie was a homemaker and devoted her life to the care of her family. She was a very kind and loving women and spending time with her family and friends brought a great deal of joy to her life. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting but most of all she loved going to church and hunting with her husband of fifty two years. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Patricia A. Gotte and husband, Lee A. of Westlake; her sister, Leelice Fontenot of Baton Rouge; her three grandchildren, Tricia Byrd, John Paul Gotte and Jacinta Rippeon; her four great grandchildren, Ethan and Christoper Byrd and Madisyn and Miranda Rippeon.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Chester Fontenot; her parents, Odian and Dora Mouton Faulk; siblings, Nolia Atkinson , Lovelace Faulk, Mary Louise Faulk and Fernest Faulk.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Grace Community Baptist Church on Friday, November 9th from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm and again on Saturday, November 10th from 8:30 am until time of services.
Carrying Leddie to her resting place will be Ethan and Christopher Byrd, John Paul Gotte, Todd Rippeon, Larry Hadaway and Noah Kittles. Honorary pallbearers will be Madisyn and Miranda Rippeon.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Iota, 840 Howard Street, (337)779-3083 is in charge of arrangements.