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Hixson Welsh

412 East South Street, Welsh, LA

OBITUARY

Joy Deshotel Fontenot

January 19, 1934October 26, 2019
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Joy Deshotel Fontenot, of Welsh, Louisiana went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Joy loved her family and spent a great deal of time with them. She worked for American Bank for over 20 Years. She was a seamstress, and loved to work in her yard especially with her flowers. She loved reading and taught Sunday School for many years. Joy also loved her dogs, Beau and Benji.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Atson Gary Deshotel, husband, Calvin Fontenot, son, Robert Wayne Deshotel, Sr., parents, Julian and Eva Broussard, sisters, Eula Mae Williams, Helen Guillotte, and Jerilyn Broussard, and a brother, Amos Broussard.

Those left to cherish her memory are her three sons, Pat Deshotel and wife, Cynthia, Gilbert Deshotel and wife, Kimberly, and Steven Deshotel and wife, Nanette; step-son, Harry Fontenot; grandchildren, Patrick, Mark, Micah, Amanda, Robert Jr., John, Jeremy, Jeffrey Deshotel, Shelby Hodges, and Stacie Blevins; 19 great-grandchildren, Evan, Landon, Brenna, Maia, Caitlyn, Khorie, Ella Grace, Wyat, Evelyn Rose, Beau Ryan, Asher Atson, Gabriel, and Tytan Deshotel, Lakelyn Vincent, Arie Bella Lindley, Micah Kae Goss, Grace Hodges, Dacota Blevins, and Cam Hodges; a great-great-grandson, Kullen Deshotel; brother, Aldes Broussard and wife, Evelyn; sister, Delta Giles and husband, Red; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 P.M. Monday and will resume at 9 A.M. until time of service on Tuesday at the church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Welsh, Louisiana. Pallbearers will be Patrick, Robert Jr., John, Mark, Micah, Amanda Joy, Jeremy, Jeffrey, and Landon Deshotel. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Welsh. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonwelsh.com for the Fontenot family.

  • FAMILY

  • Those left to cherish her memory are her three sons, Pat Deshotel and wife, Cynthia, Gilbert Deshotel and wife, Kimberly, and Steven Deshotel and wife, Nanette; step-son, Harry Fontenot; grandchildren, Patrick, Mark, Micah, Amanda, Robert Jr., John, Jeremy, Jeffrey Deshotel, Shelby Hodges, and Stacie Blevins; 19 great-grandchildren, Evan, Landon, Brenna, Maia, Caitlyn, Khorie, Ella Grace, Wyat, Evelyn Rose, Beau Ryan, Asher Atson, Gabriel, and Tytan Deshotel, Lakelyn Vincent, Arie Bella Lindley, Micah Kae Goss, Grace Hodges, Dacota Blevins, and Cam Hodges; a great-great-grandson, Kullen Deshotel; brother, Aldes Broussard and wife, Evelyn; sister, Delta Giles and husband, Red; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Atson Gary Deshotel, husband, Calvin Fontenot, son, Robert Wayne Deshotel, Sr., parents, Julian and Eva Broussard, sisters, Eula Mae Williams, Helen Guillotte, and Jerilyn Broussard, and a brother, Amos Broussard.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, October 28, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Memories

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Jeannie Derouen- Guillotte

October 27, 2019

Deepest sympathy to the family..... I remember Ms. Joy from years ago when she and the family would visit Mr. and Mrs. Deshotel ( Her mother and father-in-law, in Hayes. Mr. and Mrs. Deshotel were our neighbors and we became friends
with all..... Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.....

Vicki Goss

October 27, 2019

To Stacie, Tom, Micah, Dacota and family,
Sending sincere condolences to all for the loss of Joy Deshotel Fontenot. She must have been a great lady. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Russell and Vicki Goss

Sylvia Meche

October 27, 2019

My deepest Sympathy . A kind and sweet lady which I had the pleasure of knowing and working with. Prayers for her and the family and may she Rest In Peace.

Debbie Delome Lumpkin

October 26, 2019

I will always have fond memories of this beautiful, gracious woman, so aptly named Joy. She poured her heart and soul into ministering to so many who crossed her path. I am one of those lucky ones. Her grace, beauty and joyful spirit will be greatly missed.

Prayers for the family.

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Biography

Joy Deshotel Fontenot, of Welsh, Louisiana went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Joy loved her family and spent a great deal of time with them. She worked for American Bank for over 20 Years. She was a seamstress, and loved to work in her yard especially with her flowers. She loved reading and taught Sunday School for many years. Joy also loved her dogs, Beau and Benji.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Atson Gary Deshotel, husband, Calvin Fontenot, son, Robert
Wayne Deshotel, Sr., parents, Julian and Eva Broussard, sisters, Eula Mae Williams, Helen Guillotte, and Jerilyn Broussard, and a brother, Amos Broussard.

Those left to cherish her memory are her three sons, Pat Deshotel and wife, Cynthia, Gilbert Deshotel and wife, Kimberly, and Steven Deshotel and wife, Nanette; step-son, Harry Fontenot; grandchildren, Patrick, Mark, Micah, Amanda, Robert Jr., John, Jeremy, Jeffrey Deshotel, Shelby Hodges, and Stacie Blevins; 19 great-grandchildren, Evan, Landon, Brenna, Maia, Caitlyn, Khorie, Ella Grace, Wyat, Evelyn Rose, Beau Ryan, Asher Atson, Gabriel, and Tytan Deshotel, Lakelyn Vincent, Arie Bella Lindley, Micah Kae Goss, Grace Hodges, Dacota Blevins, and Cam Hodges; a great-great-grandson, Kullen Deshotel; brother, Aldes Broussard and wife, Evelyn; sister, Delta Giles and husband, Red; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 P.M. Monday and will resume at 9 A.M. until time of service on Tuesday at the church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Welsh, Louisiana. Pallbearers will be Patrick, Robert Jr., John, Mark, Micah, Amanda Joy, Jeremy, Jeffrey, and Landon Deshotel. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Welsh. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonwelsh.com for the Fontenot family.