Elreiana Fontenot

November 21, 1933 - August 18, 2021

Elreiana Fontenot, 87, of Winnie, died Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at The Arboretum of Winnie, Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born November 21, 1933, in Devers, to Nora Breaux and Antime “AJ” Henry. She was a faithful member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Winnie and enjoyed flying to Las Vegas, Nevada with her daughters to play Power Bingo.

Survivors include her daughters, Caroline Crone Dale and her husband, Mickey; and Sherian Keener and her husband, Keith; sons, Jerry Fontenot and his wife, Gretchen; and Kenny Fontenot and his wife, Terry; grandchildren, Brad Crone and his wife, Michelle; Rusty Crone and his wife, Lisa; Kevin Keener and his wife, Ashley; Kyle Keener and his wife, Summer; Shera Starnes; Grant Kirk; Taylor Gentz and her husband, Austen; great-grandchildren, Tyler; Tanner; Alston and his wife, Britnee; Raegen; and Russ Crone; Kyson; Adellie; Kayden; Korbyn; and Kash Keener; Matlin; Morgan; and Kenna Starnes; Raven; Phoenix; Talon; and Piper Kirk; and Rylan Fontenot; great-great-granddaughters, Logyn, Rhyan, and Brixxon Crone; brothers, Hubert Henry and his wife, Mary Lou; L.B. Henry and his wife, Faye; Helen Henry; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, S.D. Fontenot; brother and sister-in-law, Elroy and Wanda Henry.

A Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m., with a gathering of Mrs. Fontenot’s family and friends to follow until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, with her interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas 77665.

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Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • August 24, 2021
  • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • August 24, 2021
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Louis Catholic Church
  • 315, W Buccaneer Dr, Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • August 25, 2021
  • 11:00 am


Fairview Cemetery
  • , , Winnie, TX, 77665,
  • August 25, 2021

Comments (7)

    Sue Guidry Lewis says:

    My heart is broken. I loved visiting with your mom. I wanted to move in when I was a little girl. She was always so special to me. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Judy Wilmoth says:

    So sorry to hear about Mrs. Fontenot. She was a very
    nice lady. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for family and friends.

    Glenda Leger says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Elrina was always a pleasant person to everyone she met. A sweet lady.

    Russell and Mary Simon says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. Ms. Elreiana was a very sweet and kind lady. always a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. May God comfort each of you with the knowledge she is walking with the Lord.

    SUZIE ORTEGO says:

    Our prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Ms. Elreiana always had the sweetest smile. Sincerely, Suzie and Kenny Ortego

    Beth A Randall says:

    So sorry for your loss. I met Ms. Elreiana a few time and she was always the most gracious southern Lady. You were very lucky to have her for such a long time. Prayers for your family. Lovingly Beth Randall

    Roland and Jeanette Weekly says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Aunt Elreiana. I have always called her Aunt out of respect for the wonderful woman she was. When I was a little girl my mother and I used to visit her often. She made the best cookies ever. She was loved by many and will be missed by many. Prayers for her family 🙏

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