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Eunice Lenora Fontenot

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Eunice Lenora Fontenot passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Covington, Louisiana, at the age of 89. She was born on Monday, January 10, 1927 in Springfield, Louisiana to the late Era James Fontenot and Leon Fontenot. After the passing of her mother, Eunice resided in Jefferson Parish and later in Robert, La with her brother, Robert and sister-in-law, Nioma for 32 years.

Eunice is survived by her loving brother & sister-in-law, Robert E. & Nioma Fontenot. Also survived by many adoring nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Era and Leon Fontenot; two sisters, Dorothy F. Kerstens and Gladys F. Brown; and two brothers, Charles Irvin Fontenot and baby Joseph Fontenot.

Eunice enjoyed keeping busy and loved keeping things clean. She adored children, especially her nieces and nephews. She had a wonderful memory and could always recall family members' birthdays and special dates. Eunice dearly missed her mother after her passing in 1977. She was a joy to our family and will be missed with all of our hearts.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm. Visitation will be held on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until service time.

Interment will follow in Whitehall Cemetery, Whitehall, Louisiana.

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