Abbie Wimberly Fontenot
Natchitoches, LA – Graveside services for Abbie Wimberly Fontenot, 91, will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Wimberly Cemetery in Ringgold, LA. Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until service time. Officiating the services will be Father Mark Franklin. Mrs. Fontenot was born on January 16, 1921 in Ringgold, LA and passed away on October 22, 2012. She was a graduate of Ringgold High School and was a former member of the Women's Guild of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Ringgold, LA. Along with being a devoted homemaker, Mrs. Fontenot worked in Shreveport at the St. Paul's Episcopal Daycare. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Dempse Wimberly and Arvie Virginia McGuinty Wimberly; her husband, E.J. Fontenot; and siblings, Duvall C. Wimberly of Springhill, LA and Lucien Dade Wimberly of Minden, LA. Left to cherish her memories is her daughter, Jo Ann Fontenot Bailey and her husband Nolan of Rowlett, TX; three grandchildren, Nolan Bailey, Jr., Britt Bailey, and Lauren Bailey all of Rowett, TX; along with a host of other relatives and friends. Mrs. Fontenot was a loving mother and a devoted wife for 55 years. Abbie loved to laugh and was generous with her family and friends.