VILLE PLATTE It is with heavy hearts that the family of Amy Smith Andrus, 91, announces her passing on Sunday, March 16, 2014, she was at her residence when she left this world to join her Savior in the next. A Funeral of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte with Rite of Committal to follow in the Evangeline Memorial Cemetery, Deacon Gene LeBeouf will officiate.
A devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Amy leaves behind her beloved son, Ardie Andrus and his wife, Patty of Bayou Chicot. Her memory will be carried on by three precious grandchildren: Trina Balash and her husband, Cameron of Atlanta, Georgia, Bryan Andrus and his wife, Nicole of Ville Platte and Jason Andrus and his wife, Holly, also of Ville Platte. She was blessed with three great grandchildren: Layla, Charley and Hadley they were her greatest joy in life, she absolutely adored them. She will be deeply missed by her two remaining sisters, Lillian West and Juanita Soileau, both of Ville Platte. Amy was a kind and gentle soul and spending time with her family and dear friends brought a great deal of joy to her life their well being was always her first priorty.
She will now reunite in Heaven with the love of her life, her husband, Charley Milton Andrus, her parents, Berthmance and Emilie Fontenot Smith and her siblings, Arthor Smith, Lydia Fontenot and Adlie West. Their reunion will certainly be a joyous occasion.
At the request of the Andrus family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte beginning at 2:00 PM Wednesday afternoon and will continue until 10:00 PM and will resume at 8:00 AM Thursday morning and continue until the time of the service. A Rosary will be recited in her honor at 6:00 PM Wednesday evening.
Family and friends may view the online obituary andor send words of comfort to the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte has been entrusted with all arrangements, 3373632181.