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Peyton Elisabeth Fontenot
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    165 Ashley Avenue
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    Charleston, SC 29425

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“My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. RIP Peyton x ”
1 of 64 | Posted by: Elizabeth - WI

“Ron Sarah & Moira We are praying for you and your family and may God give you comfort and peace. I thank you for your blogs which I read every day...Read More »
2 of 64 | Posted by: Joe & Louise Bichler

“Dear Sarah and Family, I never got to meet your little angel but I wanted to give you my deepest sympathies . I know there is now a new Angel in...Read More »
3 of 64 | Posted by: Pat Briel and family - DE

“Your whole family is in our prayers here. You are inspirational parents. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of Peyton's care. ”
4 of 64 | Posted by: J Quinn - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Sweet Fontenot Family, I cannot imagine what you are all going through right now, but I want you to know that you have been and continue to be in my...Read More »
5 of 64 | Posted by: Emily D. - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Dear Sarah, Ron, Moira and John: Please accept my sympathy on the death of Peyton. I have fond memories of Peyton's baptism and her party...Read More »
6 of 64 | Posted by: Siister Shannon Hicey - WY

“I just wanted to send my deepest sympathies to you Sarah and your family. I did read the blog on Peyton's life from time to time. She was a true...Read More »
7 of 64 | Posted by: Nancy - Highschoolmate/Friend

“To The parents of Peyton, My prayers will be forever with you and the family. I read Peyton's Blog after her passing. I was over filled with tears...Read More »
8 of 64 | Posted by: Bonnie Daniels - North Charleston, SC

“Ron and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. Carolyn ”
9 of 64 | Posted by: Carolyn Davy - Charleston, SC

“Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your dear daughter. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time...Read More »
10 of 64 | Posted by: Amelia Conte - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Dear Sarah: I am so, so sorry to hear of Peyton's passing. Wishing you and your family much love and peace. ”
11 of 64 | Posted by: Barb (Karadimos) Billinger Sharon

“Ron, Sarah & Moira,Words don't express how deeply sorry I am for your loss. Love and Prayers sent for all of you and rest of family and friends.Gwen...Read More »
12 of 64 | Posted by: Gwen & Dale Bagley - Vidor, TX

“Sarah and Family, I didn't know you personally. But through facebook and the posts and blogs on Peyton I feel that I know you. my heart has been...Read More »
13 of 64 | Posted by: Shirley - Drury, MO

“Sarah, Ron and Moira, Our hearts are with you during this difficult time. Peyton was so well loved and cared for -- you are an inspiration in the...Read More »
14 of 64 | Posted by: Claire and George Goodall

“Sarah, Ron, and Moria, I thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We are thinking of you. Thank you for sharing the beautiful...Read More »
15 of 64 | Posted by: Denis & Lynn Thibodeau London, ON

“Sarah, Ron, and Moria, Thinking of you all, and praying for you in your time of loss. Peyton was a special little girl and I hope you find comfort...Read More »
16 of 64 | Posted by: Sheila Bell - Houston, TX

“We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the family at this difficult time, please know you are in our prayers and thoughts. Sharon and Phil ”
17 of 64 | Posted by: Sharon and Phil Lemay

“May our Father be with you all at this time of sorrow. May you find hope in the promise of being together again one day! Thank you for sharing...Read More »
18 of 64 | Posted by: Lisa Yaeger - Eutawville, SC

“So sorry for your loss! She is in Gods hands now. ”
19 of 64 | Posted by: Linda Huggs - White Hall, AR

“Ron, I am praying for you and your family as you grieve for little Peyton. I'm especially grateful for the Lord's promises, as you walk through this...Read More »
20 of 64 | Posted by: Deborah Nelson - Daniel Island, SC

“The Hyder's are sending our love, thoughts and so many prayers for this family during this time. We love you Sarah!!!!! May God hold each of you...Read More »
21 of 64 | Posted by: Stephany Hyder - Walhalla, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
22 of 64 | Posted by: Jerry and Virginia Benson - AR

“R.J.I am so sorry to hear about your little one. Brandon told me Saturday. She is now at home with her Lord. God bless you all. Please accept my...Read More »
23 of 64 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
24 of 64 | Posted by: Noah Carter - Kountze, TX

“This precious child and her loving family continue to be in my thoughts and prayers! ”
25 of 64 | Posted by: Theresa Orso - Pine Bluff, AR

“Thank you for sharing all of the wonderful photos of Peyton with her family. Knowing Christ means that we know she is whole again, hearing and...Read More »
26 of 64 | Posted by: Heidi Clower - Summerville, SC

“Words can't describe the feeling I get when reading your blogs and seeing Little Peyton grow up.. One thing for sure I see is the love that you, Ron...Read More »
27 of 64 | Posted by: Jessica Nicks - Marshall, TX

“Sarah, My heart goes out to you and your family at this most difficult time of such an enormous loss. Little Payton was a light in your lives and...Read More »
28 of 64 | Posted by: Ellen Cooper - Houston, TX

“Ron, I am so shocked and saddened to hear about your tremendous loss. My family's heart and prayers goes out to yours. Brandon and Rosy Granger ”
29 of 64 | Posted by: Brandon Granger - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Praying for you and your family. May God give you comfort and peace. I bet she is swinging in heaven and her toes are touching the clouds. ”
30 of 64 | Posted by: stephanie freeman - daniel island, SC

“God Bless your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
31 of 64 | Posted by: Anita Shuler - caregiver

“Maxim called this morning and told me that your little one was called home on Saturday. I am so very sorry. There are no adequate words at a time...Read More »
32 of 64 | Posted by: Marcie Glover - Tucson, AZ

“My Dear Sara Ron & Moira; You have had greater struggles in life than most. Success is not measured by whether or not you fall down, but rather if...Read More »
33 of 64 | Posted by: Jerry & Judy Hope - Fenton, MI

“We are continuing to pray for you all. We are rejoicing that Peyton is now in the arms of Christ, and is fully healed. Much love, Rebekah, David,...Read More »
34 of 64 | Posted by: Rebekah Whichard - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I will miss you precious little Peyton. I never got the privilege of meeting you in person, but I sure am looking forward to meeting you someday in...Read More »
35 of 64 | Posted by: Sylvia Phillips - NY

“Sorry for your loss Ron and Sarah. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
36 of 64 | Posted by: Rich Conte - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Sarah, Ron and Moira...what a wonderful slideshow of Peyton's life! Heaven has gained a beautiful little angel. My family and I have been praying...Read More »
37 of 64 | Posted by: Mary Rion Spangler - SC

“These are wonderful photos of Heaven's newest angel! I know she is having a great time running and playing in God's front yard! ”
38 of 64 | Posted by: George Miller - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Praise God for the blessings bestowed upon your family with the addition of Peyton. Please know our family is praying for your Peyton's family and...Read More »
39 of 64 | Posted by: Andmre Thebo - Lenexa, KS

“My deepest sympathies are with you and your family at this time. HE now has a new beautiful angel with HIM and she is whole and will be in no more...Read More »
40 of 64 | Posted by: Delinda Canbib - Lakewood, CO

“I know this has to be a difficult time for you and the family but be encouraged to know that as parents you have nothing to hang your heads about,...Read More »
41 of 64 | Posted by: Bernadetet Wyatt - Houston, TX

“Thinking and praying for you all. I once went to a funeral for a young man who had been sick. The pastor preached a beautiful funeral which...Read More »
42 of 64 | Posted by: Tracy Sullivan - Charleston, SC

“I'm very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts. ”
43 of 64 | Posted by: Cassy Crabtree - Charleston, SC

“Thoughts and prayers from our family to yours. May God continue to provide His strength, comfort, and peace to each of you. ”
44 of 64 | Posted by: Cody Carlton - Mount Pleasant, SC

“My heart goes out to you we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear little Ms. Peyton loved one, please be comforted by God's word as he...Read More »
45 of 64 | Posted by: S. Finn - Summerville, SC

“In honor of a beautiful girl - your family is a true blessing to this earth. May God hold you tightly in His embrace and His healing balm cover your...Read More »
46 of 64 | Posted by: Samantha Vales Schultz - Chicago, IL

“Susie has kept me informed on Peyton for quite some time, and I am so sorry to hear that she has passed away. She and her family fought the good...Read More »
47 of 64 | Posted by: Richard Batchelor - Beaumont, TX

“Your precious baby girl is in the arms of God, listening to the sweet sounds of Heaven. My family prays for your family at this difficult time. ...Read More »
48 of 64 | Posted by: Sharion Davis - Goose Creek, SC

“Sarah, Ron, and Moira, You are an inspiration to me. I feel so blessed to have been a part of Peyton's life. I just wanted to say thank you for...Read More »
49 of 64 | Posted by: Jennifer Miller - Charleston, SC

Cody, Tennille, and Jett Boseman “I have followed Peyton's story for some time now...she and the rest of your family are an inspiration. Thank you for sharing your memories, both...Read More »
50 of 64 | Posted by: Tennille Boseman - Omaha, NE

“Sarah - words fail me just now but prayer never does and so I continue lifting you and Ron and Moira and your family to the Throne of Grace. Know you...Read More »
51 of 64 | Posted by: Claudia Duncan - Manning, SC

“My heart goes out to you and your family. I know the pain you have right now, just know that Peyton is with God and is in no more pain. I have two...Read More »
52 of 64 | Posted by: Susan Sullivan - North Charleston, SC

“May God give you and yours peace during this time of great loss. Thank You so much for sharing Peyton's life with all of us. I read about ya'll day...Read More »
53 of 64 | Posted by: Bill & Brenda Kerl - Kountze, TX

“My heart is with you all. Prayers are said. I am sending love. Thankful that precious Peyton is with her Jesus. Xxo ”
54 of 64 | Posted by: Brooke Arceneaux - Ellicott City, MD

“You are in the thoughts and prayers of my family and me. Despite the terrible sadness and loss you are feeling, how glorious to know Peyton is...Read More »
55 of 64 | Posted by: Judie Gale - Huntsville, AL

“I feel very privileged to have known Peyton for the last 2+ years and to have known her and played with her at a time when she was feeling much...Read More »
56 of 64 | Posted by: Brenda Reagan - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Peyton brought so many blessings into the lives of those who were lucky enough to know her. What an amazing treasure! Praying for God's peace to...Read More »
57 of 64 | Posted by: Kathy Pyle

“may ya have peace an comfort during this sad time ya'll all are in our thoughts an prayers our hearts are heavy with sadness she was so precious we...Read More »
58 of 64 | Posted by: james an joann lejune - china, TX

“Deepest sympathies to you all. ”
59 of 64 | Posted by: Kelly & Jeff - Wausau, WI

“One time at the hospital I visited Peyton and her Mommy. After Sarah greeted me with a big hug, she turned to the crib where Peyton lay. Sarah...Read More »
60 of 64 | Posted by: Barbara Orrell-Jones - Charleston, SC

“You and your family are in our prayers. Peyton is in Jesus' arms, what a testimony she is, and her family. Love and prayers to y'all. ”
61 of 64 | Posted by: Rebecca Moore - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Peyton, you will be missed! So sweet to know you are perfect and whole enjoying all of Heaven and the glory of Jesus! Praying for your Mom and Dad...Read More »
62 of 64 | Posted by: Christie Rainwater - Hanahan, SC

“We send all our love and prayers to you during this difficult time. We love you all so very much!!! Hugs from all of us here in Virginia. ”
63 of 64 | Posted by: Justin & Kelly Houtz & Family - VA

“Rest in peace, Peyton. You and your family are an inspiration to everyone who has followed your story. ”
64 of 64 | Posted by: Merri Brueske - Jamestown, ND


Peyton Elisabeth Fontenot, 6, of Charleston, SC, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013. The relatives and friends of Peyton Fontenot are invited to attend her Funeral Service at Seacoast Church, 750 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends at J. HENRY STUHR INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Peyton was born on May 15, 2006 in Houston, TX, daughter of Ronald James Fontenot, Jr. and Sarah Jane Fontenot. She was a student of Daniel Island School.

She is survived by her parents, Ronald James Fontenot, Jr. and Sarah Jane Fontenot and sister, Moira Fontenot, all of Charleston, SC, paternal grandfather Ronald James Fontenot, Sr. and his wife, Ruth of Pine Bluff, AR; paternal grandmother, Susie Fontenot of China TX and maternal grandfather, John Hansen of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Fontenot and maternal grandmother, Anne Hansen.

Memorials may be made to MUSC Children's Hospital Fund, 59 Bee Street, PO Box 250201, Charleston, SC 29425 or Happy Wheels, 165 Ashley Avenue, Room EH 101, MSC 332, Charleston, SC 29425-3320.