Mrs. Rodney (Mabel) Fontenot

Church Point –– Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2011, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Church Point for Mrs. Rodney (Mabel) Fontenot, 92, the former Mabel Briscoe.

Mrs. Fontenot, a life-long resident of Branch, died at 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, February 1, at Acadia-St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point.

Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with entombment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum in Church Point.

Survivors include her husband, Rodney Fontenot of Branch; a son, Greg Fontenot and wife, Sue, of Branch; three grandchildren: Jeff Fontenot and wife, Amanda, Heather Babineaux and husband, Leighton, and Emily Fontenot; and two great-grandchildren, Ashton Babineaux and Hunter Fontenot.

The family requested visiting hours be observed from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2 and continue from 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of the services.

A recitation of the Rosary was held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday by Deacon Bryne Winn.

Arrangements are being handled by Guidry Funeral Home, Inc.; 219 N. Broadway, Church Point.

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