Aaron Russell Fontenot

October 13, 1943 ~ April 8, 2018


Funeral services for Mr. Aaron Russell Fontenot, 74, of Jennings will be held Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeffery Cook officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation for Mr. Fontenot will begin Monday, April 9, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. and will close at 9:00 p.m. It will resume Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Mr. Fontenot was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jennings. He loved farming, and he was a rice farmer for forty-seven years. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. One of his favorite things to do was cooking and spending time with his family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Lila “DeeDee” Turner Fontenot; one son, Jody (Kristian) Fontenot of Hathaway; one daughter, Mandy (James) Estes of Jennings; one sister, Shirley (Larry) Moore of Jennings; one brother, Glen Fontenot of Breaux Bridge and five grandchildren, Kade Fontenot, Kolby Estes, Jill Fontenot, Brody Estes, and Emily Estes.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Aaron and Amy Broussard Fontenot and his daughter, Tamara Jill Fontenot.

Pall bearers will be Cecil Compton, Dwayne Compton, Chris Lopez, Kirk Lopez, Burt Tietje and Tim Landry. Honorary Pallbearers are Kade Fontenot and Kolby Estes.


Burial: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
2:00 pm - 12:00 am

Calvary Cemetery

Funeral Service: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings

Visitation: Monday, April 9, 2018
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings

Visitation: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Jennings

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  1. I am so sorry to hear that Russell has passed and I missed being able to go. Prayers are with all of you. He was always so sweet and such a gentle spirit. I know he will be missed by many.

  2. My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).

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