A Funeral Mass for Mrs. Effie G. Ardoin will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Krotz Springs, LA. Reverend Michael DeBlanc will be the main celebrant, co-celebrants Reverend Robert Courville and Reverend Jason Vidrine. Burial will follow at the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Cemetery in Krotz Springs. Mrs. Ardoin, age 88 passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 10, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. “Maw Effie” was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She assisted many families at their time of need while employed by Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home. Her greatest joy was her Sunday lunch gatherings with her family, attending mass daily, and serving as a layperson for shut-ins. She was a talented seamstress who created wedding dresses for her granddaughters and handmade quilts for all of her grandchildren.
Her family and friends will dearly miss her. Survivors include her daughter, Linda Ardoin Lacobie and her husband Bill of Krotz Springs; her three sons, Wayne Ardoin and his wife Brun of Opelousas, Brent Ardoin and his wife Phyllis of Krotz Springs, and Keith Ardoin and his wife Sabrina, of Krotz Springs; her two sisters, Emily Charlie of Ville Platte and LouAna Guillory of Carencro; her brother Rene “J.R.” Guillory and wife Janice of Pine Prairie; her sister-in-law, Virgie Berzas of Kinder; eleven grandchildren Aimee Barras, Billy Lacobie, Robie Ardoin, Wendy Marks, Danny Ardoin, Theresa Schumacher, Cassie Hooks, Nikki Lacobie, TJ Ardoin, Brandon Ardoin, and Holly Ardoin and twenty-eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Avie Ardoin; her parents Rene O.Z. Guillory and Elize Ortego Guillory; brothers Efton, Dalbis, and AJ Guillory; sisters Vina Fontenot, Anna Bell Deshotel, Beulah Douget, and Thelma Deshotel.
Pallbearers will be Billy Lacobie, Robie Ardoin, Danny Ardoin, TJ Ardoin, Brandon Ardoin, and Dallas Ardoin.
Visitation will be held at Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs on Monday, June 11, 2018, from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Reverend Michael DeBlanc will recite a rosary on Monday at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 8:00 am until the time of the funeral mass. Lectors will be Janice Guillory, Holly Ardoin, and Wendy Marks. Gift Bearers will be Aimee Barras, Theresa Schumacher, Cassie Hooks, and Nikki Lacobie. Marla Faust and organist, Juanita Reed, will provide musical selections.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750. (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
So sorry for your loss.
Thinking of you
Kisses and hugs
Sandrine JosephKrotz springs, LA
Wow she was such a creative vibrate happy and beautiful lady. She will be missed by many. My condolences to the family and sending prayers as u celebrate her life and your loss. Mrs Effie RIP sweet lady. Will miss seeing u at SV. Wanda
Wanda Cabral chittyHouston, LA
Keith, my heartfelt thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
Denise Hendricks WittyFordoche, LA
I am so sorry for your loss. Ms. Effie was a strong willed vibrant lady. I loved talking to her. She will be greatly missed. I’m sorry I wasn’t able to make the funeral, but I have been praying for her and the family during this difficult time. God Bless All!
Charlotte StellyPort Barre, LA
Rest In Peace Ms. Effie.
I will miss you and our little talks every time we met.
Such a sweet and friendly person who made everyone feel welcome.
Linda LacassinPort Barre, LA
A beautiful lady with a great heart who loved her family with all! Thinking of her family on this day.
Gerald FontenotHeath, TX
My deepest condolences to the family. I loved Maw Effie. May she Rest In Peace. She will be missed. So sorry I am not in town to pay my last respects.
Amanda Thomasson DeanOpelousas, LA
Our sincere condolences on your loss. Our prayers are with you.
Robert and Marie LanclosLeonville, LA
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Wayne, I know this will be extremely difficult for you, having Miss Effie's funeral on your birthday.
Bonnie Marks-Wright and Kevin WrightConcrete, WA
Linda, My Thought and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. God Bless you all.
Janice StellyOpelousas, LA
My prayers for the family as they go forward with celebrating her sweet memories and legacy!