Dolores Nall Fontenot

October 27, 1936 ~ May 28, 2011

JENNINGS Mrs. Dolores Nall Fontenot Mrs. Dolores passed away at her home in Jennings, LA on Saturday, May 28th, at approximately seven in the evening, having been taken from us by cancer. She was born near Livonia, Louisiana on October 27th, 1936 and was 74. Mrs. Dolores served on the City Council for the Village of Grosse Tete and was Mayor Pro-Tem for same from 1982 to 1994, having been the first woman to ever be elected to a council seat in Iberville Parish. Five years after the passing of her first husband, she married Mr. Virgil Fontenot, and lived out her life as his best friend and wife. Mrs. Dolores is survived by her husband, Mr. Virgil, and one remaining sister, Rita Chauvin, the family of her daughter, Glenda Nall Scott, her husband Malcom, and their son Casey. The family of her son, Randell Nall, and his two daughters, Candace and Alyssa. Her step-children Michael Fontenot, his daughter Alexis, and wife Mickey. Don Fontenot, and his children Cade, and Kara. Cindy Fontenot Savoy, and her son Chase. Also numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband Woodrow F. Nall, both of her parents, Leon and Josephine Canezaro, her brother Leroy Canezaro, sister Rosalie Leggerro, and her step-daughter Jamie Fontenot Allen. Her wake will be held at Miguez Funeral Home, Jennings on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.; and 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Thursday. A rosary will begin the Jennings service. Carroll Dunn will officiate the funeral service. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.

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  1. Dolores and Virg have been wonderful friends of ours for years, and we will miss her so much. She was such a beautiful, giving, caring person; always ready to cook for someone or give them a handmade quilt, blanket, shirt, etc. She was one of the most caring people I have ever met. She had so much courage as she dealt with her illness. i know she is resting safely in God's arms. God bless you, Virgil. You were a wonderful caregiver and friend. Love, Peggy and Bruce

  2. Mrs. Dee was a loving step mom, who taught me a lot about life, and always had great advice for me. I will dearly miss her.

  3. Dear Aunt Delores, There Will be quite a family reunion in Heaven this week. Leon, Josephine, LeRoy my Mother Rosalie and Uncle Woody will all be there to greet you. Give my Love to all and Rest in Peace..

  4. Dee will be missed in so many ways. She was such a loving & caring friend and showed it. We will miss her being at the dances and coming up to join in the band with her scrub board. GOD needed another angel and Dee was a great one for Him to take home.

  5. There is no way to express the sadness I feel about losing my neighbor and friend.Delores will be greatly missed by our family.We pray that God will carry Virgil through this time of grief,and that he will have a peace that only God can give.

  6. Virgil, Randy and Glenda: May God bless your families in this time of sorrow. We have fond memories of Aunt Delores and will always remember how "fiesty" she was. She was loved and will be missed by everyone who knew her. Take comfort in knowing you have a wonderful "guardian angel" watching over you. Diana

  7. Aunt Dolores was such a beautiful person, I'll always remember her hearty laugh. Rest in Peace. My prayers are with the rest of the family.

  8. My deepest sympathy to you Randy, to your daughters, and to the extended Fontenot family. My prayers will be with you, for strength as you walk through this difficult period of time. As you already know, Heaven has another angel. God bless you.

  9. Mrs. "D" I will miss you so much. I loved you dearly. God took a wonderful lady from us. The Lord is waiting with open arms for you. Will see you again one day. Sorry for your loss Mr. Virgil. Love to you, Cathy

  10. Virgil & Family, Our deepest sympathy to you in your loss of Dolores. We always enjoyed your friendship while in Mt. View. She will be missed. Our love & prayers.

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. We loved Delores and will miss her. We are so thankful for our visits in Mt View each year. Last October, we could see how much Dee was suffering, but she wasn't going to give as she did all her life. I will always remember sitting holding her hand and listening to the music. She loved each of you so much and always told me that. Love, Ron & Vivian

  12. Dear Virgil: We were so sorry to learn about Delores. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Elijah and Melba Bagwell (Mildred and Jeff Hebert's neice)

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