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December 04, 1925 - April 26, 2017
MAMOU -- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Firna “Lou” Tate announces her passing on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 5:30 a.m. at Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs.
The family requested visiting hours be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou beginning at 8:00 a.m. until time of services. Funeral services were held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. Interment followed in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery in Mamou with Pastor Michael Fontenot officiating.
Lou, a native of Mamou and a resident of Denham Springs, was a wonderful, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great- great grandmother, and friend. Lou leaves behind to cherish her memories, one daughter, Judy Soileau Hunter of Denham Springs; two sisters, Nary Tate Reed and husband Elvin of Mamou and Elaine DeBarge of Lake Charles; one brother, Allen Ray Tate of Florida; six grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Lou joins in heaven her parents Kenneth and Emily Guillory Tate, one son, Jesse Dale Guillory; two brothers, Nelson Tate and Paul Tate; and one sister, Mary Fontenot.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou was in charge of arrangements.
Family and friends may view the online obituary, sign the guestbook, and leave condolences for the family at

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