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Bernita Soileau

June 19, 1925 — March 4, 2015

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June 19, 1925 ~ March 4, 2015
VILLE PLATTE- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Bernita Soileau, age 89, announces her passing on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 11 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte. A burial will follow in the Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Jason Vidrine, celebrant.
A loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Bernita will be greatly missed by her husband of 68 ½ years, Alvin J. Soileau and two sons, Kent Soileau and wife Beverly of Lake Charles and Brent Soileau of Ville Platte. Also left behind to cherish her memory are her 3 grandchildren: Dr. Monique Burke of Baltimore, Maryland, Trent Soileau of Natchitoches, Scott Soileau of Grand Prairie and her 6 great grandchildren.
Bernita will now reunite in heaven with her parents, Edoix and Oline Tate Fontenot, two brothers; Willie "Red" Fontenot and Isom "Ike" Fontenot, and two sisters; Rose Fontenot and Gloria Ardoin. They will be awaiting her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the Soileau family, a visitation will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 4 PM until 9 PM and again on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8 AM until time of services. A rosary will be recited in Mrs. Soileau's honor on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6 PM.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or send words of comfort to the Soileau family at


Ardoins Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Thursday, March 5, 2015
4 PM - 9 PM


Mass of Christian Burial

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
708 E. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Friday, March 6, 2015
11 AM


Ardoin Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6 PM


Evangeline Memorial Cemetery
Hwy 29
Ville Platte, LA  70586
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