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“We miss you Mom. Love and prayers are sent to you-Susan, Kenny and Morgan and Aron ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Najolia - LA - Daughter

“Grandma Picou,You are missed! In my heart, I know you are in a better place. I will always cherish memories of when we would go to the nail salon or...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Michele Fradella - Meraux, LA

“Mom,I know you are home in heaven now so happy and so bright, and there is perfect joy and beauty in that everlasting light.All the pain is over,...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: SUSAN NAJOLIA - METAIRIE, LA

“David,Shirley&sons,so very sorry for ur loss. 98years is great determination and to be admired. I remembered Dave's mom staying with ya'll years back...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Madeline Webb - Cordova, TN

“Grandma Picou brought so many happy moments in my life and left me with fond memories. I would help her bake her delicious cakes from scratch ...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Barbara Fradella - Meraux, LA


Josephine Fontenot Picou passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016, in Metairie, Louisiana, at the age of 98. She was born on Wednesday, September 5, 1917, in Livingston, Louisiana to the late Mattie Bovia Fontenot and Noah Fontenot.

Josephine is survived by her children and their spouses, Marian and Tommy Serigne, Susan and Kenneth Najolia, and David and Shirley Picou; her sister, Ruth Dupuy; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Odom Picou; daughter, Mary Juanita Picou; parents, Noah and Mattie Bovia Fontenot; two sisters, Gloria Dupuy and Pearl Howes; brother, Eugene Fontenot; and one great-granddaughter.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Ponchatoula Chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 100 W. Magnolia Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 12:00 pm. Visitation will be held at from 10:00 am until service time.

Interment will follow in Maurepas Cemetery, Maurepas, Louisiana.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.