|Death: ||Dec. 30, 2010|
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 3, 2011, at an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott for Bertha "TA TA" Sonnier, 95, who passed away peacefully in her sleep at her residence in Scott on Thursday, December 30, 2010.
Interment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Scott.
Reverend Glenn Meaux, MAF PAP, will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Concelebrant will be Reverend Thomas Voorhies, Pastor of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott. Giftbearers will be Emma Ferguson, Lou Guilbeaux and Delores Menard. Lector will be Jeanne Sonnier. Milton Resweber, soloist, will sing "Amazing Grace", "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman", How Great Thou Art", J'irai la voir un jour" and " I Can Only Imagine" for the services.
Ms. Sonnier is survived by three sisters, Louise Sonnier, Marie Annette Sonnier and Clothilde Sonnier Broussard and her husband Lloyd; one brother, Claude Sonnier; sixteen nieces and nephews; thirty-three great nieces and nephews; forty-one great-great nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jean Batiste and Aline Legere Sonnier; grandparents, Euclide and Eugenie Legere and Basile and Philomene Gilbert Sonnier; four brothers, Joseph Sonnier, Ulysses Sonnier, Leon "Doc" Sonnier and Johnny Sonnier and his late wife, Velma "Shu Shu" Prejean; five sisters, Agnes Sonnier, Eva Sonnier, Iris Sonnier Boudreaux and her late husband Charles, Anna Sonnier Arceneaux and her late husband Magee, and Mathilde Sonnier Broussard and her late husband Paul "Pee Wee"; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth "Libby" Sonnier; one niece, Anne Arceneaux Buller; one nephew, Dr. Tuney Arceneaux; two great nieces, Marie Annette Boutin Comeaux and Jenna Aline Broussard; and one great nephew, Norris James Buller.
Bertha was a native of Ossun and a resident of Scott for over 70 years. She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Scott, Sts. Peter & Paul Altar Society and the Bonne Morte Society. She leaves behind many friends and family to treasure her memory. Everyone who met Bertha loved her and will miss her dearly.
Pallbearers will be Douglas Sonnier, Scott Ferguson, Russell Arceneaux, Ellender Arceneaux, Bruce Broussard and Frank Durand.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Claude Sonnier, Neal Hills, C.J. Arceneaux, Earl Arceneaux, Lincoln Arceneaux, Linden Arceneaux, Dwain Sonnier, Roy Matthieu, Charlie Frederick and Raymond Martin.
The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's SCOTT location on Sunday, January 2, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and on Monday from 8:00 AM until time of service.
A Rosary will be prayed on Sunday at 7:30 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.
Special thanks to Home Health 2000, especially Renasha, Geralyn, Ella and Faith; Heart of Hospice, especially Tara, Joanne and Jill; and to her special friends, Linda Matthieu, Mary Elkins, Charles and Palmire Frederick, Joycelene Broussard and Milton Resweber.
A very special thanks, with love, to Scott and Pat Ferguson, Bruce and June Broussard and Emma Ferguson, who were her special caregivers over the past years. Their loving attention gave her much comfort.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to SOLT Haiti Mission, P. O. Box 1400, Abbeville, LA 70511.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com
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Record added: Apr 06, 2012
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