VILLE PLATTE It is with heavy hearts that the family of Susan Elaine Rider Fontenot, 66, announces her passing on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Ochsner Medical Center of Baton Rouge. Susans life will be celebrated during a funeral service at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Ardoins Funeral Home Chapel of Ville Platte. Burial will follow the service in the Platin Cemetery of Ville Platte, with Pastor Kevin West officiating both services.
A devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Susan leaves behind her loving children: Steven Fontenot and his wife, Bobbie of Walker and Laura Bly of Zachary. Her memory will be carried on by her grandchildren: Taylor, Raegan and Bailee Fontenot and Cameron Bly she considered them her greatest joy. Susan will be mourned by her two brothers: Ronald Rider and Michael Rider, both of Lake Charles. She will also be sadly missed by her oldest and dearest friend: Susan Darbonne of Slaughter.
Susan will now reunite in Heaven with her son, Steven Charles Fontenot, her parents, Clarence and Viola Rider and her brother, Carlwin Rider. They await her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the family, visitation will take place at Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM and continuing until the time of the services.
Family and friends may view the online obituary andor leave words of comfort for the Fontenot family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial donations may be made in Susans name to the Live Oak United Methodist Church, 34890 La. Hwy. 16 Watson, La. 70786.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte, 3373632181.