April 6, 1937-May 10, 2019

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Christine Conant Metoyer was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, May 13 at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church of Natchitoches with the Rev. John O’Brien serving as celebrant. Burial followed at Fern Park Cemetery in Natchitoches.

Christine Conant Metoyer, 82, of Natchitoches, passed away peacefully on the morning of May 10, 2019, at home.

Christine was born April 6, 1937, in Natchitoches to Francis and Victoria Conant. On Jan. 26, 1957, she married Leo Metoyer Jr. To this union, three daughters were born, Kathleen Ayala, Edith Metoyer and Theresa Metoyer.

Christine loved dancing, baking, playing cards, Sunday afternoon rides and game night with her family. She cherished her family and strong Catholic faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Leo Metoyer Jr.; daughters, Kathy Ayala (Rick) of Albuquerque, NM, Eydie Metoyer (Kenneth) of Cane River and Teri Metoyer of Natchitoches; four grandchildren, Kristen Metoyer, Jeremy Metoyer, Kenneth Metoyer Jr. (LaQuinta), and Amanda Ortiz (Juan); five great-grandchildren, Darrien, Annalise, Mariah, Aiden and Kensley; sister, Mary Llorens of Albuquerque; brother, Joseph Conant (Melanie) of Mississippi; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.