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Linda Fontenot

May 31, 1948 — June 13, 2019

Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE – Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte, on Saturday, June 15, 2019 for Linda Sue Fontenot,71, who passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at her residence in Ville Platte.

Brother Kevin West will conduct funeral services.

Burial will take place in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery.

Linda Sue Fontenot was born on May 31, 1948 in Farmerville, Louisiana, to Edward and Mable Nolan Senn.  She was a cook by trade and enjoyed working in her yard and growing flowers.  Linda would also can vegetables, cook, and bake pies.  She lived a beautiful life and will be greatly missed.

Linda is survived by daughters, Tina Burnett and husband Ricky of Rose Pine and Becky Pruitt of Eunice; son, James Fontenot and wife Priscilla of Ville Platte; step daughter, Cindy Rollins and husband Gregory; step son, Danny Fontenot; sisters, Mary Borque of Ville Platte, Jean Diltz of Oakley, California, and Billie Lyles of Reeves; brother, Larry Senn of New Llano; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Herman Fontenot and Louis Fontenot; parents, Edward Senn and Mable Nolan; son, Joseph Fontenot, Jr.; step daughters, Gail Fontenot and Carol Fontenot; and sister Helen Bunch.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Friday, June 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  Visitation will resume on Saturday, June 15 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Fontenot family at

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

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