Jessie Ardoin, 86, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012 at the Jennings Veterans Home.
He was a WWII Army Veteran and a Farm Manager. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW. He loved gardening, casinos and was an avid hunter. He was also an usher for many years at Our Lady of Seven Dolors.
He is survived by his son Robert J. Ardoin and wife Karen of Welsh; daughters Sherrill Sonnier and husband Carl of Welsh; Judy Bertrand and husband Joe both of Welsh; brothers, Harry Ardoin and wife Lillian of Jennings and Thomas Ardoin and wife Dean of Welsh; one sister Lena Benoit of Houston, Texas; one sister-in-law, Beatrice Ardoin of Welsh; and one brother-in-law, Forrest Kibodeaux of Lake Arthur; seven grandchildren Johnathan Bertrand, Justin, Jessica and Kaitlyn Sonnier, Jessie, Christopher and Taylor Ardoin.
He is preceded in death by his parents Adrian and Margaret Ardoin; wife Wina Mae Kibodeaux Ardoin; three brothers Robert Ardoin, Clyde Ardoin and Sidney Ardoin; brother in law Wilsie Benoit and sister in law Frances Ardoin; and grandchild, Alex Ardoin.
His service will be Monday, October 29, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Seven Dolors in Welsh. Father Herbert May will officiate. Burial will be at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Mausoleum. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday 8:00 a.m. until time of service at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh. Rosary will be led by Welsh Prayer Group at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Funeral Home in Welsh. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com