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Benny Louis "Blue" Sonnier
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1951
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2006
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Benny Louis "Blue" Sonnier
September 24, 1951 - November 30, 2006

Son of
Alfred Woodrow Sonnier
Effie Barthe Bergeron Sonnier Melancon


Son of
Elton Barthe
Betty Barthe

Stevan "Steve" Melancon

Husband of
Deborah Doré Sonnier

Father of
Michelle Sonnier Venable
Sonia Sonnier Cupp
Benny Louis Sonnier, Jr.

Woody Sonnier

Susie Curry Veazey
Preston Barthe
Sidney Barthe
Travis Barthe
Ernest Barthe
Debra Campbell
Vickie Barthe
Cheryl Barthe
Keith Barthe
Kevin Barthe
Lane Barthe

Cathleen "Cathy" Melancon Guidry
Harold Melancon
Stevan Louis Melancon, Jr.
Gerald Melancon
Terry Melancon
Ronald Melancon
JoAnn Guilbeau
Yvette Melancon
Madeline Melancon
Yvonne Goldwater

Funeral services will be held Sunday, December 3, 2006 at 3:00 PM in the Delhomme Chapel of the Flowers for Benny "Blue" Sonnier, 55, who passed away Thursday, November 30, 2006 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.
Rev. Todd Menard, Pastor of Family Life, will conduct the funeral services.

Interment will take place in Sts. Peter and Paul Mausoleum.

Mr. Sonnier, a native of Lafayette, was the son of the late Alfred Woodrow Sonnier of Lafayette and the former Effie Barthe Melancon of Cankton. Mr. Sonnier was a past employee for the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department. He was a professional Truck Driver. Blue was a special person who will be missed dearly by his friends and family.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Doré Sonnier of Lafayette; mothers, Effie Melancon of Lafayette and Betty Barthe of Westwego; two daughters, Michelle S. Venable of Scott, and Sonia S. Cupp and husband, Jessie of New Iberia; one son, Benny L. Sonnier, Jr. of Lake Charles; seven grandchildren, Brittany, Bailey, Lacey, Joshua, Luke, Jared and Daniel; four sisters, Susie Curry of Carencro, Debra Campbell of Westwego, Vickie Barthe of Lafayette and Cheryl Barthe of Westwego; four brothers, Keith Barthe of Grand Isle, Kevin Barthe of New Orleans, Lane Barthe of Church Point, and Woody Sonnier of Winnfield; three stepbrothers, Gerald Melancon, Terry Melancon, and Ronald Melancon; and five stepsisters, JoAnn Guilbeau, Yvette Melancon, Madeline Melancon, Kathleen Guidry, and Yvonne Goldwater.

He was preceded in death by his fathers, Alfred Woodrow Sonnier and Elton Barthe; stepfather, Steve Melancon; four brothers, Preston Barthe, Sidney Barthe, Travis Barthe, and Ernest Barthe; and two stepbrothers, Harold Melancon, and Steven Melancon, Jr.

Pallbearers will include Benny L. Sonnier, Jr., Kevin Barthe, Jerry Curry, Keith Barthe, Ray Brunet, and Jessie Cupp.

Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, Louisiana was in charge of all funeral arrangements.
Family links: 
  Effie Barthe Melancon (1923 - 2012)
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Sep 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96825940
Benny Louis Blue Sonnier
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
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- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Sep. 10, 2012

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