Novella “Nunu” Fontenot
August 18, 1930 ~ December 04, 2018
VILLE PLATTE - Funeral services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Friday, December 07, 2018 for Novella “Nunu” Fontenot, 88, who passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Ville Platte, LA surrounded by her loved ones.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Gene LeBouef at 7:00 PM Thursday. Visitation will resume on Friday from 8:00 AM until time of service.
Father Tom Voorhies, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and will conduct the funeral services.
Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Novella “NuNu” Fontenot was born on August 18, 1930 to Kirby and Luna Vidrine. NuNu was an outgoing and friendly woman who loved talking to people. She gave great advice and had a lot of love to go around. She was the owner of Reed’s Superette. She loved quilting and she would make quilts to hand down to her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed her time she spent as a resident at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, where she touched the hearts of residents and staff with her kind and loving ways. She will be lovingly missed by all those who knew and loved this great woman.
Novella leaves behind to cherish her memories; her daugthers, Jo Ann Fontenot Guillory of Iowa, Alice Fontenot Lavergne and husband David of Baton Rouge; son, Julius Fontenot, Jr. and wife Toni; daughter, Debbie Fontenot Launey and husband Joey of Vidrine; son, Kenneth Wayne Fontenot and wife Debbie Frechette of Grand Prairie; 17 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; brother, Perry Vidrine and wife Jane of Eunice; sisters, Lizzie Mae Brown and husband Wilbert of Lawtell and Rita Faye Hargrove and husband Don of Moss Bluff; and sister in law, Joyce Miller of Lafayette.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Julius Fontenot; parents, Kirby and Luna Vidrine; son, Bobby Wayne Fontenot; son in law, Gerard Guillory; and daughter in law, Mary Beth Fontenot.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Fontenot family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.
To all of you, sending our deepest prayers and love. She was a beautiful person. Treasure the memories she leaves behind to all of you. Love y’all 🙏🏻
Gary & Karen FontenotSt. Landry, LA
I enjoyed taking care of u at your house and at the nursing home and I will miss that pretty smile u will be dearly missed at the nursing home and all that knew u before that R.I.P Ms. Novella Gone but never forgotten😢
Candice Ortego, LA
Debbie and Joey: Pat and I are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are praying that the Lord puts his hand of peace and comfort upon you and your family during this time. God Bless You!!
Tommy & Pat FontenotWashington, LA
Julius and Toni, I am so saddened for your loss. Please know that Pat and I are praying for the Lord's strength for you during this time of loss. God Bless You!!
Tommy FontenotWashington, LA
My fav co worker! Will be truly missed!! She was my mentor, my motivation! My secretary!! I will miss that smile as I walk to time clock!! Lov u NUNU❤️
Rachael f NetoVille Platte, LA
Sorry for your lost
she will be missed but never forgotten
ImajahVille Platte, LA
On behalf of the staff at Ardoin's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May you many memories bring you comfort.
Ardoin's Funeral HomeVille Platte, LA