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Betty Fontenot

February 20, 1935 — February 25, 2021

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Monday, March 1 2021 for Betty Dupre Fontenot, 86, who passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021 in Baton Rouge.

Burial will take place in St Andrew’s Cemetery in Plaisance, LA.

A loving and caring born-again Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a great-great grandmother.  She will be missed by her daughter, Jackie Alexander of Prairieville; son, William Carl Fontenot of French Settlement; brothers, James Dupre of Ville Platte, Steve Dupre of Lacombe, Winton Dupre of New Orleans, and Alvin Dupre of Opelousas; sisters, Ruth Bernard of New Iberia and Janelle Gorecki of Mandeville; five grandchildren, Rebecca Fontenot, Elizabeth Branch, Michael Alexander, Steven Alexander, and Fernando Fontenot, Sr.; thirteen great grandchildren, Devin Lachney, Hannah Lachney, Chance Fontenot, Maci Alexander, Riley Alexander, Juliet Branch, Haley Branch, Allie Alexander, Abbie Alexander, Gavin Alexander, Laih Fontenot, Paisley Fontenot, and Fernando Fontenot, Jr.; two great-great grandchildren, Mia Lachney and Rayah Lachney; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Rosalie Gay Dupre; husband, Joseph Fontenot; brother, Roy Dupre; and sisters, Octavia Boudreaux and Georgiana Bellow.

At the request of the family, a visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Monday, March 1, 2021 beginning at 10:00 AM and until time of service.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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