Jerry Wayne Fontenot
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Jerry Wayne Fontenot
  • May 4, 1952 - December 31, 2016
  • Louisiana

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It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that our family announces the passing of our loved one Jerry Wayne Fontenot, Sr. Jerry was born May 4, 1952 to the late Anderson and Allia (Demarest) Fontenot in Welsh, LA.
Jerry was a lifelong member of the Welsh Evangelistic Outreach Center. He enjoyed hunting and was an avid gun collector. Jerry enjoyed being outside in his garden. He loved being with his family especially his grandchildren.
Jerry passed on from this earth December 31, 2016 surrounded by his family. He leaves to cherish his memories to his loving wife, Shirley Fontenot; his beloved dog, "Killer"; five biological children, Bobbie Jean Clement (Jay), Kimberly Fontenot Guillory, Heather Loewer (Kevin), Lisa Fontenot (Stafford Manuel), Jerry Fontenot (Destiney); his four step children, Phillip Bergeaux, Jr., Deborah Black, Brian Bergeaux (Laura), Alana McDonald (Jody); twenty-nine grandchildren and Ariel was his main baby; one great grandchild and one great grandchild on the way; three brothers and five sisters.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Anderson and Allia Fontenot; one brother, Lawrence Fontenot; one sister, Louise Trahan; father-in-law, Maurice "Cowboy" Calcote; sister-in-law, Sherice Calcote; one grandchild, Bricin Bergeaux and one great grandchild.
Services for Mr. Fontenot will be held at 11am on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Evangeline Outreach Center in Welsh, LA. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh from 4pm-10pm with a Prayer Vigil at 6pm. Visitation will resume on Wednesday at the church from 9am until the time of service. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh. Pallbearers carrying Mr. Fontenot to his final resting place will be as follows; Trey Loewer, Rhonda Calcote, Jordan Guillory, Camron Clement, Roy Owens and Allen Fontenot. Our family would like to send a special thank you to the nursing staff and CNA's at Heart of Hospice and also to Dr. Benoit and the team at Jeff Davis Family Medicine and to a special family friend, Lacey Olivia Touchet. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.