Elmer J. Fontenot
Funeral services for Mr. Elmer J. Fontenot, 84, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013, in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.
Funeral home visitation will be from 2:30-9 p.m, Sunday, March 31, 2013, and will resume at 10 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, until the time of services. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel.
Mr. Fontenot died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Jennings American Legion Hospital.
He was a lifelong resident of Jennings; served in the U.S. National Guard; was a retired commercial electrician; was a member of the Louisiana Cattleman’s Association and National Cutting Horse Association; and loved to fish and hunt.
Survivors include his wife, Johnny Rae Hart Fontenot; two daughters, Mindy (Glen) Hetzel of Hathaway and Karen (Mike) Worthington of Ville Platte; one son, Kevin (Angie) Fontenot of Jennings; one brother, Mervin (Lynn) Fontenot of Jennings; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clavis and Ezor LeBlanc Fontenot; one daughter, Faye Fontenot Martin; and one brother, Lloyd Fontenot.
Pallbearers will be Clay Fontenot, Lake Martin, Matt Martin, Conner Fontenot, Kane Fontenot, Benjamin Hetzel, Will Hetzel, Glen Hetzel and Mike Worthington.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Jennings American Legion Hospital Foundation.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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