Jeannette Kartchner Ellis
September 15, 1947  -  October 21, 2018

Jeannette Kartchner Ellis

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs
239 8th Street
Krotz Springs, LA  70750
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs
239 8th Street
Krotz Springs, LA  70750
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00 AM until time of service
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Funeral Service
First Baptist Church of Krotz Springs
740 Front Street
Krotz Springs, LA  70750
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
10:00 AM
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Krotz Springs, LA  70750
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm

First Baptist Church Cemetery
740 Front Street
Krotz Springs, LA  70750
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Krotz Springs - Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 for Jeannette Kartchner Ellis at First Baptist Church in Krotz Springs. Brother Chad Bolfa will officiate the service. Burial will follow in the First Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jeannette Kartchner Ellis, age 71 and a resident of Krotz Springs, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Opelousas General Health Systems.

Jeannette cherished her grandchildren and family. She enjoyed doing yardwork and watching tv with her two best friends, Sue and Nancy. Everyone loved going to Nette's home for her cooking. She was a woman of great faith, who loved her church family. Jeannette will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her son, Shawn Ellis and his wife, Marcy; daughter, Angel Ellis Guillory and her husband, Wayne; extended daughter, Celeste Ward; sister, Vicki Fontenot; grandchildren, Matthew Breaux and his wife, Alicia, Jarred Breaux and his wife, Amber, Joseph Guillory, Lacey Ellis, Lauren Ellis, Lexie Ellis, Tyler Moore, Lani Moore, Mara Badeaux and Bailey Ringo; great-grandchildren, Jaden, Lucas Liam, Silas, Bennett, Zynlie and Liam; and her special family, James Mayer, Bryan Mayer, Blaise Mayer, J.J. Mayer, Kati Mayer and Blaine Mayer.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Ellis; son, Shayne Ellis; parents, Culver Darian Kartchner and Elvie Bryant Kartchner; and sister, Claudette Kartchner.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs. It will resume on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Street, Krotz Springs, LA 70750, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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  1. Vanessa Nieves Rodriguez
    Opelousas, LA

    Shawn & Angel im so sad to hear of this. my thoughts and & prayers ate with you.

  2. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz
    Opelousas, LA

    May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.

  3. Kristan Fontenot
    Krotz Springs, LA

    I'm so sorry for y'all loss. Mrs. Jeanette was an amazing lady. She always had a smile from ear to ear. We would walk the babies in the wagon down the road and she always welcomed us with a smile at the end of the road. We sure will miss that beautiful smile and friendly hello. Prayers to all her family! Love you guys!

  4. Herbert Thomasson
    9519 way 105 Melville, LA

    So sorry to hear about your mother Shawn. She was a lovely lady.

  5. Gilbert Benoit
    Boyce, LA

    Prayers for the family an she will be truly missed .

  6. Jim Burroughs
    Panama City Beach, FL

    Rest In Peace my childhood girlfriend and life long friend.
    Till we meet again!!!

  7. Judy Burroughs Kuntz
    Melbourne, Florida, LA

    A beautiful lady who I loved with all my heart. My sincere condolences to her family. May she Rest In Peace upon that golden shore.

  8. Corita Savoy Thibodeaux
    Denham Springs, LA

    Jeanette, I've always admired and loved you . Your love for people and life was so admirable. Krotz Springs will never be the same without you.

  9. Ida Hooks Hatfield
    Irvington, AL

    You will be missed you always had a Beautiful Smile and could lift me when I was down, there is a Special place in my Heart for you and good Memories

  10. Scott Auzenne
    Lafayette, LA

    To Shawn Ellis and the family.......... My deepest condolences goes out to all of you! Continue to keep the faith and remain encouraged!

  11. Nelda Mott
    Ferriday, LA

    So very sorry for your loss Prayers for Comfort and Peace

  12. Donna Pitre Durand
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Jeanette was always so nice to me and fun to be around. Praying for the family.

  13. Beryl stoute
    Port barre, LA

    Never knew a sweeter lady and such a devoted Christian RIP my dear friend flyhigh

  14. Christie Householder
    Ardmore, OK

    My Deepest Condolences

  15. Donald Fry
    Glendale, AZ, AZ

    So sorry to see you go my sweet cousin but Jesus has already told us that you are in a better place. May GOD grant you eternal rest in Heaven until we meet again.

  16. Carla Castille
    Sunset, LA

    I am so very sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  17. Tracy Moody
    Westlake, LA

    My god rap his loving arms around u all in your time of u all

  18. Anita Blackwell
    Newnan, GA

    My heart an Prayers to you all she was kind loving and I loved her so much you will always be in my prayers

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