|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 1999|
St. Landry Parish
Funeral services for Mrs. Elora Ardoin, 73, will be held at noon Monday at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelosuas with burial at Bellevue Memorial Park.
Mrs. Ardoin died at 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 29, 1999 at Opelousas General Hospital after a short illness. The Rev. Francis Bourgeois will conduct the services.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Janet A. (and her husband Jess) Henderson of Baton Rouge; two grandchildren, Jennifer Henderson of San Diego, Calif., and Jeffrey Henderson of Baton Rouge; two sisters, Judy Johnson of Eunice and Betty Hernandez of Baton Rouge; four brothers, John "Ray" Bourgeois of Tyler, Texas, Joseph "Blanco" Bourgeois of Lake Charles, Glen Bourgeois of Church Point and Tommy Bourgeois of Lake Charles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Colvin J. Ardoin, a brother, Bertrand "Bert" Bourgeois and her parents, John N. Bourgeois and Evelyn Thibodeaux Bourgeois.
Mrs. Ardoin was a native of Church Point and a resident of Opelousas most of her life. She retired from West Brothers Department Store in Opelousas as a sales clerk with more than 20 years of service. She was a volunteer companion for many years at Opelousas General Hospital and was a member of Life's Champions.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and will resume Monday at 8 a.m. until the time of services. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday.
Pallbearers are: John "Ray," Joseph "Blanco," Glen and Tommy Bourgeois, James Johnson and Patrick Bourgeois. Honorary pallbearers are A.J. Fontenot and Gene Hernandez.
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home on North Main Street in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Daily World (Opelousas, LA), January 31, 1999
Bellevue Memorial Park
St. Landry Parish
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Aug 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95877108
Richard R. Lamson
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