Jerry Wayne Fontenot, Sr.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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Funeral services for Jerry Wayne Fontenot, Sr., will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jennings.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings beginning today, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, from 2:30-9 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 5 p.m. by Deacon Mike Tramel. Funeral home visitation will resume on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. until the time of his Mass at 10 a.m.

Burial will follow in St. Jules Cemetery in Tee-Mamou with Full Military Rites.

Jerry was born in Jennings on Aug. 5, 1950, to Milton Fontenot and Doris Daigle Fontenot. He was called from this earthly life by his Heavenly Father on Feb. 2, 2019. Jerry served his country honorably in the United States Army. He enjoyed spending his free time fishing, going to the casino or watching movies. Jerry also liked to work on word search puzzles. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Jerry is survived by his special friend, Betty Istre of Morse; sons, Jerry Wayne (Felicia) Fontenot, Jr. and Brian Joseph (Lynette) Fontenot, both of Crowley; six grandchildren; brothers, Terry Carl (Diane) Fontenot and Perry Charles Fontenot, both of Jennings; and sisters, Florence (Wayne) Gary of Plaquemine and Jennifer Ann (Ronald) Desormeaux of Jennings.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Doris D. Fontenot.

Carrying Jerry to his final resting place in St. Jules will be Terry Fontenot, Perry Fontenot, Brian Fontenot, Darrell Daigle, John Hudnall and John Braxton Hudnall. Honorary pallbearers will be Jester Joe Daigle, Wayne James Gary, Jeff Correll, Makayla Correll, and Kaylyn Hudnall.

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