Theresa Dora Fontenot Lyle, 86, a resident of Lake Charles, passed from this life on March 7, 2021, in a Baton Rouge Hospital.
Theresa was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother. Mrs. Lyle loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed growing roses, gardening, making Christmas candy, and preserving and canning fruits. She was compassionate towards all in her own unique way. She loved caring for small and vulnerable animals.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Lyle, parents, Aliby Fontenot and Estella Rougeau Fontenot, daughter, Lorie Ann Woodrow, grandchild Stephanie Amos, an infant brother, and sister, Ivy Simon.
Mrs. Lyle is survived by her four children: Jimmy Bellard and wife Melissa, Terry Bellard and wife Olympia, Lloyd Bellard and wife Alicia, and Kenny Bellard; ten grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 13, 2021, from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM in the chapel of Johnson and Brown Funeral Home of Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 5:00 PM in the chapel of Johnson and Brown Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service.
Memories and words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.lakesidefh.com