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Betty Louise Fontenot
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Betty Louise FontenotBetty Louise Fontenot, 67, passed away Friday, April 20, 2007 at Turner Geriatric Center in Galveston, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 28, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Live Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 1020 32nd Street with Rev. Vernon Baines officiating.

On December 23, 1939 Josie Mae and Ferdinand Hudson English were blessed with a beautiful baby girl named Betty Louise English. She attended Galveston public schools, graduating from Central High School with the class of 1957. She was a member of the Central Bear Cats of 1956. She furthered her education at TSU graduating with a degree in Music. She worked as a Patient Safety Assistant at UTMB. She was a dedicated person and enjoyed working one on one with her patients. Betty spent a lifetime helping family and others in need and will always be remembered for her kindness. She was, a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. One of her greatest joys was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her blessed parents, Betty is survived by her daughters, Alicia Louise Fontenot-Jackson and husband, Frank and Joanna Lynn Fontenot all of Galveston; sons Alfred Fontenot, Jr. of Galveston, Frederick Fontenot and wife, Jennifer of Alaska, Michael Fontenot of Galveston and Eugene Fontenot of Philadelphia; 18 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; dearest, devoted friend, Brenda Pines Burnside and dearest, devoted friend, Herbert Lee Smith; a host of other relatives and many friends.



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