OBITUARY

Jessie Ardoin

September 7, 1926October 26, 2012
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Jessie Ardoin, 86, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Jennings Veterans Home.

He was a WWII Army Veteran and a Farm Manager. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He loved gardening, casinos and was an avid hunter. He was also an usher for many years at Our Lady of Seven Dolors.

He is survived by his son Robert J. Ardoin and wife Karen of Welsh; daughters Sherrill Sonnier and husband Carl of Welsh; Judy Bertrand and husband Joe both of Welsh; brothers, Harry Ardoin and wife Lillian of Jennings and Thomas Ardoin and wife Dean of Welsh; one sister Lena Benoit of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Beatrice Ardoin of Welsh; and one brother-in-law, Forrest Kibodeaux of Lake Arthur; seven grandchildren Johnathan Bertrand, Justin, Jessica and Kaitlyn Sonnier, Jessie, Christopher and Taylor Ardoin.

He is preceded in death by his parents Adrian and Margaret Ardoin; wife Wina Mae Kibodeaux Ardoin; three brothers Robert Ardoin, Clyde Ardoin and Sidney Ardoin; brother in law Wilsie Benoit and sister in law Frances Ardoin; and grandchild, Alex Ardoin.

His service will be Monday, October 29, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Seven Dolors in Welsh. Father Herbert May will officiate. Burial will be at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Mausoleum. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday 8:00 a.m. until time of service at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh. Rosary will be led by Welsh Prayer Group at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Funeral Home in Welsh. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, October 28, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, October 29, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, October 29, 2012
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Drothy Grimsley

October 29, 2012

Karen and Robert,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless each of you.
Love,
Aunt Dorothy

Sylvia, William, Leland, Cathy Meche

October 28, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the family for your lost of such a sweet gentleman. We are praying for support and comfort during this very sad time.

October 28, 2012

Jessie was a sweet man, liked him a lot! Prayers are with all of you!

Lee Ann Kratzer & Fly.

Linda & Wilton DeRouen

October 28, 2012

Judy, Robert, Sherrill and families...so sorry for your great loss! Mr. Jessie is at peace now with beloved wife, Wina Mae. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Tanya and Richard Henry

October 28, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Robert, Karen and family, during this time.

RUTH DAVIDSON

October 28, 2012

SHERILL AND JUDY AND ALL OF THOSE WONDERFUL GRANDCHILDREN. THANKS FROM THE DEEPEST DEPTHS OF OUR HEARTS NURSES AND CNA'S , FOR ALLOWING US TO CARE FOR YOUR DAD, TO BECOME PART OF HIS FAMILY, WHICH WAS ALSO AN HONOR. WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS ENOUGH, WHAT AN HONOR IT WAS TO CARE FOR ONE OF OUR NATIONS HEROES ,KNOWING THE ULTIMATE PRICE THEY HAVE PAID FOR OUR FREEDOM. REMEMBER HE WAS GREETED BY THE ANGELS, FOR A MOST JOYOUS REUNION, AND FOR THOSE HE LEFT BEHIND,THIS IS ONLY A COMMA NOT A PERIOD.

October 28, 2012

what a loss for the Welsh community, he was a man of little words but when he felt stronge about something he stood his ground, I respected, Mr Jessie and I will miss his visits to the office ! My prayers will be offered for his soul and his family ! Sorry I can not make the home or funeral, my wife has had back surgery two days ago and it is hard to leave her side at this time, but Debby and my prayers and thoughs are going your way !

Phil and Vickie Hebert

October 28, 2012

Our prayers are with you all, Sorry for your loss.

Matt and Kristie Prejean

October 27, 2012

Justin,
Our prayers are with you and your family. It's not easy to say goodbye to someone who means so very much to you, just please remember that God is with you and we are here if you need anything.

FROM THE FAMILY