Arlen Keith Ardoin

June 29, 1949July 16, 2012

Lacassine- Arlen Keith Ardoin, 63, of Lacassine, LA passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 at Jennings American Legion Hospital. Mr. Ardoin was born on June 29, 1949 in Welsh, LA and had lived in Lacassine for the past 41 years. He was a 1969 graduate of Welsh High School. He worked in farming and sugar cane, rice and soy bean all of his life. He loved to hunt and fish and lived off the fat of the land. He also loved his pigeons. Mr. Ardoin was a member of St. John Vianney of Bell City, LA. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 41 years, Juanita LeDoux Ardoin of Lacassine; one daughter, Selena Henderson of Welsh; two sons, Daniel (Stephanie) Ardoin of Green Briar AR, and Skipper Ardoin of Fenton, LA; his mother, Odile Ardoin of Ardoin Cove; two brothers, Billy (Charlotte) Ardoin of Lacassine, Patrick(Angie) Ardoin of Jennings, LA; one sister, Betty(Bill) LaBouve of Ardoin cove; seven grandchildren, Daven and Karley Henderson of Welsh, Abby and Tabby Ardoin of Green Briar, AR, Hallie Davis of Welsh and Kennedie and Ziggy Ardoin of Welsh; and numerous nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his father, Julian Ardoin and his brother, J.R. Ardoin and his great nephew, Carter LaBouve. His funeral service will be held at 11am, Thursday at St. John Vianny in Bell City. The Rev. Emanuel Tanu will officiate. Burial will follow in Ardoin Cove Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, 11am-9pm with a rosary at 7pm and resume Thursday 8am until service time. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 18, 2012
  • Rosary Wednesday, July 18, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 19, 2012

Arlen Keith Ardoin

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Rosetta (Benoit)Badaczewski

July 19, 2012

Mrs Jaunita and kids and grand Children,I am So very Sorry to hear of the loss of Mr Arlen!You where all such a big part of my life growing up ...Being Family friends and always such a huge Blessing to the Benoit family that's for Sure! So many great Memories of Arlen are flowing through my mind ! Cold winters ..lots of ducks ..alligator hunting trapping !, and Christmas drinks with the Famiy!,yet again so Sorry for the loss it's a great one I know!, ((( hugs))))

paul vines

July 19, 2012

so sorry for yalls loss from the vines family

Trena Galley, Miller

July 19, 2012


Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are sorry for your loss.

The Galley Family

Levi Duhon

July 19, 2012

I'm so sorry I can't be you guys.


bridget roberson

July 18, 2012

So sorry for you all loss... from the Nelson Hoffpauir and family

July 18, 2012

The Joyce Arceneaux Family would like to express our condolences in the passing of Mr. Arlene. We miss seeing him driving around. Prayers go out to all the Ardoin family. Pat LeBlanc(Hayes, LA)

Sue Miller

July 18, 2012

My sympathies are with the family of Mr. Arlen Ardoin. It's never easy to lose a family member. God be with you.

Sylvia, William and Leland Meche

July 18, 2012

You have our deepest sympathy. Please know that the family of Arlen Ardoin are in our prayers.

April Mallett

July 18, 2012

Looking at pictures, remembering a long time ago. . . You and your family are in our prayers.

David Chaisson

July 17, 2012

Ms. Juanita, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

David W. Chaisson and family