Lenore Jeanette Poole
January 8, 1932  -  February 3, 2019

Lenore Jeanette Poole

Public Viewing
Visitation Room
2845 S Union St
Opelousas, LA  70570
Friday, February 8, 2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
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Public Viewing
Visitation Room
2845 S Union St
Opelousas, LA  70570
Thursday, February 7, 2019
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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Funeral Service
Skip Montet Memorial Chapel in Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home
Friday, February 8, 2019
2:00 pm

Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery
Opelousas, LA  70570
Friday, February 8, 2019

Opelousas - Funeral services for Lenore Jeanette Clark Poole, known to many as "Jeanette", will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 8, 2019, in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas. Reverend Perry Hubbs will conduct the service. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Jeanette, age 87, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at her residence.

Jeanette was a wonderful cook and collected many recipes throughout her life. She was very proud to have written two cookbooks. She served as historian of the Writers Guild of Acadiana for the past 10 years and was an active member of First Baptist Church of Opelousas. Jeanette will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her sons, Hoyet Poole, Jr. and wife, Francine, of Opelousas, LA; and Brett Poole of Opelousas, LA; her daughter, Rebecca Chaisson and husband, James "Chip" Chaisson of Baton Rouge, LA; her brother, Garry Clark, of Rector, Arkansas. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Kristen Cook and husband, Jacob; Cody Chaisson, Michael Joubert, Tyler Joubert, Aaron Joubert and Stephen Joubert; and her great-grandchildren, Hadley Cook and Carter Cook; a host of nieces and nephews, a special sister-in-law, Carole Poole of Natchez, Mississippi; and her best friends, Sudie Landry and Linda Doucet.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyet Poole, Sr.; her daughters, Regina Poole and Marla Poole; her parents, Henry and Pauline Richardson Clark; her sister, Euline Jackson; and her brother, Dennis Clark.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and will reopen on Friday, February 8, 2019, from 10:00 AM until the time of services at 2:00 PM.

Pallbearers will be James "Chip" Chaisson, Cody Chaisson, Jacob Cook, Tyler Joubert, Stephen Joubert and Brent Soileau.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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  1. Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz
    Opelousas, LA

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

  2. Rusty Adkins
    Lawtell, LA

    Hoyett- so sorry for your loss. I regret that I missed the services.

  3. Erma Jan Poole Malaqui
    Ewa Beach, Hi 96706, HI

    Cousin Becky and all family members, I was blessed to know your mom as a child and also later years when she and Becky looked up Grandma Poole's relatives and made copies for all of us to show our kids and grandkids and l love you both so much for this wonderful information...Aunt Jeannette you will be missed!!

  4. Eva McWilliams
    Troy, MO

    We are very saddened hearing Jeannette’s passing. She was a wonderful kind cousin. We will always remember her smile, and at the family reunions we were at she was always happy 😊 Love and prayers to all the family. Eva & Ollie Mae

  5. Angie Goins
    Opelousas, LA

    So sorry for your loss 🙏🙏🙏

  6. Deborah Lormand & Family

    Jeanette was a very sweet, kind, & special person! She taught me how to make cornbread dressing....what a great cook she was. She was loved by all and will be missed.

  7. Shane Boudreaux
    Port Barre, LA

    I am so sorry for your family’s loss. You’re mom was always so kind and caring. Heaven has gained a wonderful soul...”God Bless”

  8. Ellen Threatts
    Youngsville, LA

    A sweet heart. A kind soul. A jewel among us. To her family my love and hugs is all I have to offer you during this time of mourning and grief. Ms. Jeannette and I shared the love of sharing words on paper. She nominated me to the board of directors for the Writer's Guild.of Acadiana I will be forever great full for the confidence she saw in me.

    God Bless,
    Ellen Threatts

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