Loretta Fontenot Hanks

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. for Loretta Fontenot Hanks, 89 who died Wednesday, December 7, 2011 in Evangeline Oaks Nursing Home in Carencro, LA.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.

Surviving are daughter-in-law, Shirley Richard Hanks of Scott, LA, one grandson, Larry Hanks of Scott, one granddaughter, Leslie Hanks of Scott, two great grandchildren, Bailey Hanks of Scott, Bricelyn Hanks of Scott, one brother, Andrus Fontenot of Rayne, two sisters, Lilly Fontenot of Scott, sister, Mary Broussard of Orange, TX.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.J. Pierre Hanks, parents, Lessin Fontenot and Andrea Leger Fontenot, one son, Percy Hanks (Owned Percy Hanks Feed and Seed Store and L and L Florist), three sisters, Elia F. Sonnier, Hazel F. Trahan and Annable Fontenot.

She was born Friday, October 20, 1922 in Lafayette Parish, LA, Daughter of the late Lessin Fontenot and the late Andrea Leger.

She worked as a Nurse Aide for Rayne Branch Hospital for 15 years.

A rosary will be recited Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Gossen Funeral Home.

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Friday, December 9, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 10, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m..

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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