Ellenor <I>Fontenot</I> Martel

Ellenor Fontenot Martel

Birth
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 20 Dec 1937 (aged 21)
St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 152997490 · View Source
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Married to Gervis Paul Martel on October 3, 1931; daughter of David Fontenot and Anna Savoy; mother of Wilda Anna Martel. It is unknown why her married name is not on the headstone.
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Funeral Services Conducted For Mrs. Gervis Martel, Tues (probably printed in the Eunice News)
Funeral rites were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. for Mrs. Gervis Fontenot Martel, 22, who died Monday at 5:30 p.m., at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Julan Savoy, by the Rev. A. Martel, pastor of St. Anthony's Catholic church of this city. Burial was in the Savoy cemetery three miles east of Eunice, under direction of McGee and Son, local funeral directors.
Surviving are her husband, Gervis Martel, and three-year old daughter Wilda Anne; her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. David Fontenot; two sisters: Mrs. Wilson Courville and Miss Ella Mae Fontenot; two brothers: Ennis and Wilson Fontenot; grandmother, Mrs. Julian Savoy and an uncle, Jules Savoy, all residing near this city.


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  • Created by: Murphy Miller
  • Added: 28 Sep 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 152997490
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellenor Fontenot Martel (11 Feb 1916–20 Dec 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 152997490, citing Savoy Cemetery, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Murphy Miller (contributor 47623203) .