Calla Gager Fontenot

Calla Gager Fontenot, 88, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, November 21, 2012. A native and longtime resident of Beaumont, she was born on August 29, 1924, to Rosa Holst Gager and Ernest F. Gager. Calla is survived by her husband, Louis C. Fontenot; sons, Dwayne Fontenot and his wife, Gloria, of Dallas; and Doug R. Fontenot and his wife, Lois, of Beaumont; daughter, Mary Ellen VonNetzer of Beaumont; grandchildren, Michelle Fontenot, Brian Fontenot, Justin Fontenot, Andrea Fontenot, and Melissa Barrett; and great-grandchildren, Dylan Keith and Calla Fontenot. A Rosary for Mrs. Fontenot will be recited at 6:00 p.m., with a gathering to follow Sunday, November 25, 2012, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 26, 2012, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at

Published in the The Beaumont Enterprise from Nov. 24 to Nov. 25, 2012