MAMOU - Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Mamou on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, for Barbara Ann Willis, 73, who passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Mamou, LA.
Burial will take place in the Reed Cemetery in L’Anse Meg Road in Mamou, LA.
Barbara Ann Willis was born in Mamou, LA on January 17, 1945 to Ulysse Fontenot and Flada Granger Fontenot.
She is survived by sons, Eric Paul Willis and wife Mary Willis of Oakdale, Jay Willis, Jr. of Mamou, and Shannon Lynn Willis of Mamou; daughters, Reachal Fontenot and husband Bobby K. Fontenot of Mamou, Ronda E. Willis and husband Michael R. Roberie of Ville Platte, Charlotte M. Willis of Mamou, Tenille C. Willis Coleman and husband David Shane Coleman of Eunice, and Tonia D. Willis of Mamou; brother, Terrell W. “Terry” Fontenot and wife Claudia Fontenot of Lafayette; sister, Juanita Ardoin of Mamou; grandchildren, Chealsea Buxton, Victoria Willis, Cristal Nicole Fontenot, Ashley Ranee Fontenot Ashford, Joseph Tyler Saucier, Justin Scott Willis, Gerrick Cruiz Willis, Kelby Brooke Willis, Daygon Scott Breaux, Matthew Ross Willis, Morgan Elise Willis, Courtland Dwayne Ledoux, Caleb Bryce Ledoux, Peyton Joseph Ledoux, Bailyn Kross Ashford, Ethan Jackson Ashford, Londyn Grace Coleman, Logan Rae Willis, Layton Ross Willis, Olivia Elaine Sweat, and Kaitlyn Elizabeth Sweat; great-grandchildren, Mason Willis, Jaylee Willis, Laikelynn Willis, Ariel Willis, Donavon Ashford, Ashton Ashford, Briley Ashford, Jean Luke Saucier, Bentley Ross Willis, Gracie Shay Willis, Dayson Scott Breaux, Ryker B. Gaspard, Mardi Blaine Gaspard, Ava Grace Willis, Owen Reece Willis, Cohen Lex Willis, Josh Buxton, Clay Buxton and one on the way; Cyrus James Gore.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Willis, Jr.; parents, Ulysse and Flada Granger Fontenot; and brother in law, Karrel Ardoin.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until 1:45 PM.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Willis family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Mamou is in charge of arrangements
Thoughts and prayers to Barbara’s family. She was so sweet, I know she will be greatly missed.
Faye and Nathan McGeeLake Charles, LA
My sincere condolences to all of her loved ones!
Joy Waggoner OdomOakdale, LA
Remember she's yalls Guardian Angeo now, pove you guys
Amy LegerPaulina, LA
Sending my sincere condolences to all the family during this difficult time! May God comfort you all! Sending prayers, big hugs & lots of love!
Kathleen BlanchardKaty, TX
On behalf of the staff at Ardoin's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May your many memories bring you comfort.
Ardoin's Funeral HomeMamou, LA
Thoughts& prayers go out to family during this very difficult time. Beg& Bill McBride
Bill& Bev McBrideMamou, LA