- May 27, 1939 - December 16, 2016
- Franklin, Louisiana
of Peggy's Passing
- In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to:
The Baldwin Church
713 Chitimacha Trail
PO Box 444
Baldwin, LA 70514
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“To all the family, my wife and I offer deepest condolences and sympathy in the passing of our friend, Peggy. I worked with Peggy for many years when...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Rev. Paul and Marian Godfrey - LA
“You will be missed Ms. Peggy.
2 of 21 | Posted by: Kim Greenwood - Moore, OK
“I was very saddened to see and read that Ms. Peggy left her earthy home. Growing up I would often visit my grandparent's home, which lived next door...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Brandan M. Trahan - Franklin, LA
“Sarah, Lisa and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear mom. She was such a sweet lady whom I always enjoyed running into. I will...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Desiree Bolton Lange - Franklin, LA
“So sorry to hear about Sister Peggy, she was such a sweet sister in the Lord, my prayers for all her family, I know that you will deeply miss her.
5 of 21 | Posted by: Jennifer Louviere - Franklin, LA
“Always sweet and thoughtful of others. My sympathy to the family.You have earned a great spot in HeavenSo happily abound in your new Home forever~
6 of 21 | Posted by: Donna Lancon - Franklin
“Sympathy and prayers for your entire family in the loss of this amazing lady! Peggy was always a hard worker but she always took the time to greet...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Jody Polito - Lafayette, LA
“I am truly sorry for all of yalls loss. Mrs Peggy will surely be missed by all who knew her. Her Daughter, Sarah was and will remain one of my...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Denise Robicheaux - Covington, GA
“Lisa: Our sincere symppathy to you and your family. Please know you are in our prayers.Love, Nanny.
9 of 21 | Posted by: John & Pris Guillory - Wylie, TX
“Prayers and thoughts to the family. Peggy was always quick with a smile and sometimes a sharp rebuke when needed. I can't tell you how many times she...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Gary Garrison - Franklin, LA
“Jonan and Lisa, I'm sending my condolences and prayers to you, Your mother was such a sweet and kind woman, and Jonan she loved you so. God Bless you...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Jessica Pellerin - Jeanerette, LA
“JONAH I'M SO SAD TO HEAR OF THIS... SHE WAS SUCH AN AMAZIMG WOMAN AND I KNOW SHE MEANS THE WORLD TO YOU. SHE LOVED YOU SO MUCH, WE WOULD ALWAYS TALK...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: INGA VACCARELLA - BALDWIN, LA
“I am sending condolences to Mrs. Peggy's family. I am praying to God to help you through this difficult time remember He loves you and will always be...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Carrie Narcisse-Stewart Franklin
“I'm so sad to hear of Mrs. Peggy passed, she will be missed & what a wonderful lady. God bless you all. You & your families will be in our thoughts &...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Sharon Champagne - Centerville, LA
“I was so sorry to hear of your moms passing...Mrs. Peggy was more than a friend and coworker to me...She was more like a second mom to me...There was...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Debbie Billiot - Franklin, LA
“John, Lisa & SarahSo sorry to hear about Peggy. Although I have not seen Peggy in years, I still have fond memories of when we all worked together...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Lydia Price Godeaux - Eunice, LA
“I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of y'alls mom, may she rest in "sweet peace"
17 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa Dantin - Charenton, LA
“So sorry for the loss, she rest in peace. Peggy was a good friend, and very special person, I will miss her. Love you'll, Lisa and Sarah, keeping...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA
“PRAYERS WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
19 of 21 | Posted by: LISA SWIBER - MORGAN CITY, LA
“I'm so very sorry for your loss. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God touch each one of you with his loving hands and bless you with...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Vanessa Soprano - Franklin, LA
“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this difficult time. May Mrs. Peggy rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA
Memorial services for Peggy Ann Fontenot Deats will be held Sunday, January 8, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the Baldwin Church. Bro. Anthony Mula will officiate the services.
Peggy was a native of Ville Platte and a 53 year resident of Franklin who was called home to her heavenly reward on Friday, December 16, 2016, at the age of 77. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. A longtime member of the Baldwin Church, Peggy was a faithful Christian who loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with all that she had. She was also an animal lover and would often take in stray animals she came across. She worked for nearly 40 years at the Banner-Tribune until recently retiring due to her declining health. She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her husband of 59 years, John Henry Deats; two daughters, Jeanne "Lisa" D. Compton and Sarah D. Sultan and her companion Guy Darden; three grandchildren, Jonah Serna, Shazia Gaudet and her husband Jarred, and Tyler Sultan; five great grandchildren, Jordyn, Jayden, and Jaxxen Gaudet, Tyler Sultan Jr. and Tyson Sultan; one niece, Jessica Fontenot.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester J. Fontenot and Wade Breaux Fontenot; and one sister, Mary Arlene Fontenot.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made to the Baldwin Church, PO Box 444, Baldwin, LA 70514.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.