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Maxie Smith

November 18, 1943 — November 8, 2018

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EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Maxie F Smith announces her passing on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at the age of 74. Maxie was a loving wife, mother of three children, four grand children and one great grand child. She loved gardening, sewing, cooking for her family and friends and also enjoyed traveling often with her husband, Tim. She was a very popular cosmetologist for many years in Eunice. She had a contagious smile and never met a stranger.

Maxie is survived by her beloved husband of fifty-eight years, Tim Smith; her daughter Libby Yates and husband Corky; her daughter Holly Thibodeaux and husband Kevin and their children, Sydney and Allison. She is also survived by her son Stanley Smith and his wife Dreama and their children Ashton and Meagan and Meagan's son, James; as well as her siblings, Aubrey Fontenot, Jr., Sandra Deshotels, and Connie Wallace.

She is preceded in death by her parents Aubrey P. Fontenot Sr. and Mae Fontenot.

Memorial services will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice at 11am on Friday, November 23rd with visitation beginning at 9am.

Burial will be at Miller Cemetery immediately following services.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Landry Parish Animal Control & Rescue, 255 Hanger Road, Opelousas, LA 70570. (337)948-6184.

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

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.


Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W. Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Friday, November 23, 2018
9:00am ~ 11:00am



Ardoins Funeral Home Chapel
1301 W. Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Friday, November 23, 2018
11:00 AM


Miller Cemetery
Miller Cemetery Lane
Eunice, LA  70535

Memorial Contributions

St. Landry Parish Animal Control & Rescue in Opelousas
255 Hanger Road
Opelousas, LA  70570

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