Port Barre– A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Joyce Leger Fontenot will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 12:00 noon in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Fr. Clint Trahan will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow at the church mausoleum.
Joyce, age 83, a resident of Port Barre, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Opelousas General Health System.
Joyce was a devoted catholic and in her younger years she shared her love of God by teaching catechism. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren; and making a homecooked meal for everyone. Joyce will be remembered for her jokes, her love of dancing, watching her soap operas, sewing and keeping a clean house. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
Joyce is survived by her daughter, Tina Fontenot Taylor (Lane);3 grandchildren, Jessica Lagneaux, Derek Lagneaux (Kelsey), Taylor Fontenot; 4 great-grandchildren, Lance Leger, Andre Leger, Dawson Leger and Audrey Lagneaux.
Joyce is preceded in death by her husband, Ellia Fontenot; son, Steven Fontenot; parents, Abraham Leger and Lenora Doucet Leger; brothers, George Leger and Jessie Leger.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 in the Sibille Funeral Home in Port Barre. The rosary will be recited at 11:00 a.m. by Mrs. BooBoo Soileau.
Pallbearers will be Derek Lagneaux, Lane Taylor, Gregory Leger, Mike Doucet, Matthew Leger, Greg Leger.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre.