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Venetia Fontenot

May 4, 1959 — May 18, 2019

Ville Platte

VILLE PLATTE-Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM at Shiloh Baptist Church in DeRiddder on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, for Venetia Ann Fontenot, 60, who passed away on May 18, 2019 in Eunice, LA.

Burial will take place at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in DeRidder, LA.

Venetia Ann Fontenot was born in Kinder, LA on May 4, 1959 to Nelon Ray Fontenot, Sr., and Ester Fontenot.  Ann worked as a Bus aid for the Beauregard Parish School Board for many years.  She loved word search puzzles.  Ann enjoyed catching catfish and cooking her catch.  She enjoyed cooking and candy making.  Ann was known for her amazing peanut butter candy.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her husband, Timmy Fontenot of Ville Platte; son, Derek Fontenot and wife Crystal of Sugartown; grandchildren, Gracie and Brayden Fontenot; sister, Jenifer Harvey of DeRidder, brother, Harris “Jimmy” Fontenot; and a host of relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Nelon Ray Fontenot, Sr. and Ester Fontenot; brother, Nelon Ray Fontenot, Jr.; and sister, Janett Fontenot.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Shiloh Baptist Church in DeRidder from 9:00 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 of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements

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