Betty Lou Ardoin, 72, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in a Lafayette hospital.
She was a native of Sulphur where she lived until the family moved to Lafayette in 1973. Betty enjoyed drawing, working crossword puzzles, and sewing. She had a true heart of gold, helping anyone in need, and was loved by all who knew her.
Survivors include her three children, Peggy Ardoin and husband, Ronnie Sonnier of Duson, Rebecca Ardoin of Lafayette, and Rachiel Ardoin and husband, Timothy Bush, Jr. of Lafayette; one sister; nine grandchildren, Ronnie Sonnier Jr, Quintin Sonnier, Angel Bourque, Joseph Bourque, John Bourque, Amos Bourque, Jayvian Bush, Kaemon Bush, and Tiyael Bush; and twelve great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Leness Ardoin; her parents, Ambrose and Olive Chasson; and three children, Amos John Ardoin, Olive Jane Ardoin, and Donald Joseph Ardoin.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Deacon Johnny Mounce' will officiate. Burial will be in Ardoin Cove Cemetery in Lacassine. Pallbearers will be Timothy Bush, Jr., Jayvian Bush, Ronnie Sonnier, Quintin Sonnier, Amos Bourque, Joseph Bourque, Tiyael Bush, Keyon Bourque, and Jeff Johnson. Visitation will be on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of service in the funeral home. A rosary will be held at noon during the visitation.