VILLE PLATTE-Funeral Services will be held at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte on Saturday, March 30, 2019, for Betty F. Reed, 79, who passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Ville Platte, LA surrounded by her loved ones.
Father Blake Dubroc will be celebrant of the mass and will conduct all funeral services.
Entombment will take place in Sacred Heart Mausoleum.
Betty F. Reed was born in Ville Platte, LA on December 22, 1939 to Louis S. Fontenot and Ollie Ardoin Fontenot. A lifelong resident of Ville Platte, Betty was a devout catholic and an active parishioner at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and was a weekly Eucharistic Adorer at the adoration chapel. She was an amazing mom and loved taking care of her family and friends. She enjoyed flower gardening and crocheting. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her sons, Jimmy A. Reed, Jr. of Ville Platte, Billy Reed of Ville Platte, Chris Reed and wife Natalie of Lafayette, Joey Reed and wife Krista of Lafayette, Greg Reed of Baton Rouge, and Kenny Reed of Baton Rouge; daughters, Cindy Soileau and husband Jody of Ville Platte and Cathy Reed of Lake Charles; 19 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; and sisters, Vine Mayeaux of Washington, La. and Dee Watt of Virginia.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, James A. Reed; and brother, Nelson Fontenot.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Chuck Ortego at 6:00 PM Friday. Visitation will resume on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10:00 AM until time of Service.
The Reed family would like to acknowledge the tender care given to Mrs. Betty by her caregiver Natalie Reed and Hospice of Acadiana during her final days.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Reed family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.