Albert Fonetont, 93, departed this life on Thursday, October 13, 2011, at Mainland Medical Center. Albert was born February 6, 1918, in Eunice, LA to Gilbert and Loretha Freeman Fontenot.
A longtime resident of Hitchcock, he retired from H.L. & P. after 26 years of service and was a faithful member of Galilee Baptist church serving on the Usher board.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Josephine Fontenot; brothers, Leroy, Roy and Ector Fontentot.
He is survived by his sons, Vincent Charles and Herman Fontenot; sisters, Mary Robinson, Joyce Murray(Charles) and Rosa Lee Fontenot (Kenny); seven nephews; eleven nieces; devoted friends, Ernest Harris, Vander Haynes and Dorothy Conley and many other devoted friends and family.
Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM Saturday, October 22, 2011, at the Galilee Baptist Church, followed by funeral service at 2:00 PM with Pastor S.D. Siverand officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.