BAYOU CHICOT It is with great sadness that the family of Olan Lynn Fontenot, 53, announces his passing on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center of Ville Platte. A Funeral of Christian Burial will be held at 3:30 PM Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Calvary Baptist in Bayou Chicot. Burial will follow in Ferguson Cemetery of Bayou Chicot with Pastors Wayne Holston and Mark Swinneau officiating.
A loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, Olan leaves behind his devoted wife, Leah Fontenot of Bayou Chicot and three adoring daughters: Brandy Jason and husband, Allen of Bayou Chicot, Tabitha Fontenot of Bayou Chicot and Skye Bryant and husband, Colin of Bayou Chicot. He will be sadly missed by his siblings: Jack Fontenot of Ville Platte and Emily Hartzfelds and husband, Roger Dale of Bayou Chicot and all of their children, his loving nieces and nephews. His memory will certainly be carried on by his ten grandchildren they were his absolute greatest joy.
He will join in Heaven his parents, Olam Margie Dupre Fontenot and his sister, Norma Jean Fontenot they await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the Fontenot family, visitation will be held at Calvary Baptist Church of Bayou Chicot beginning at 5:00 PM Wednesday, January 9, 2013 and will continue until the time of the services on Thursday.
Family and friends may view the online obituary andor leave words of comfort for the Fontenot family at www.ardoinsfuneralhomes.com.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte, 3373632181.