Jo Ella Stoot(1942 - 2014)

Mrs. Jo Ella Cains Stoot

September 21, 1942 ~ March 8, 2014

OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Little Zion Baptist Church in Opelousas, LA for Mrs. Jo Ella Cains Stoot, 71, who entered eternal rest on Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Houston, TX.

Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington, LA. Rev. Kyle Sylvester officiating.

Mrs. Stoot is survived by four sons, Michael Stoot, Kevin Stoot, Anthony Roy Stoot all of Washington, LA and Kenneth Stoot of Houston, TX; one daughter, Tamica Stoot-Williams (Bryan) of Pearland, TX; two brothers, Joseph Cains (Candace) of Lake Charles, LA and Andrew Cains, Jr. of Texas City, TX; three sisters, Esther Cains Waldrup and Lessie Handy both of Houston, TX and Hattie Mitchell (Jerry) of Milwaukee, WI; three step brothers, Herman Rosette (Linda) and William Rosette both of Opelousas, LA, Willie Rosette (Annette) of Washington, LA; one step sister, Wonetta Rosette-Albert of Opelousas, LA; 6 grandchildren, Keijo, Kameron, Bryia, Zander, Bryan, Jr., and Angel Yevette, two grand nieces, Jasmine and Tawanika, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Mrs. Stoot was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Leo Stoot, a daughter, Florence Yvette Stoot, one son, Leo Stoot, Jr., her parents, Andrew Cains and Mary Nevills, one Lemon Cains, four sisters, Agnes Cains, Bessie Fields, Albertha Mitchell, and Clara Fontenot.

Visiting hours will be observed from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Friday, March 14, 2014 and from 8:00 AM until 9:45 AM, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Williams Funeral Home in Opelousas, LA. Visitation will continue from 10:15 AM until the time of service at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Opelousas.

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Funeral arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas, 817 E. South St., 337-942-2037

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Williams Funeral Home - Opelousas
817 East South St. Opelousas, LA 70571

Published in the Daily World on Mar. 14, 2014