|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 2007|
Albert Burleigh Sonnier Sr.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Dr. Albert Burleigh Sonnier Sr., 84, will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Erath, with the Rev. Wayne Duet, celebrant. Visitation will begin with a recitation of the rosary at 6 p.m. Visitation resumes until time of service. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery.
Dr. Sonnier, a native of Erath and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, at a Baton Rouge nursing home. He loved hunting and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a board certified member of the Academy of Family Physicians, a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Medical Association and practiced family medicine for 42 years in Erath.
He is survived by his wife, Florence LeBlanc Sonnier; a daughter, Lisa Landry and her husband, Glen; two grandchildren, Leslie Landry Babin and her husband, Kenneth, and Lauren Landry; four great-grandchildren, Hannah Babin, Sarah Babin, Rebecca Babin and Luke Babin, all of Baton Rouge; a sister, Doris Duhon, of Abbeville; and two nephews, Phil Duhon, of Abbeville, and Dr. Neal Duhon, of Rayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fenilouis Sonnier and Rita Landry Sonnier; a son, Albert Burleigh Sonnier Jr.; and a nephew, Gaylan Duhon.
Special thanks to the staffs of the Haven Assisted Living and Ollie Steele Burden Manor Nursing Home.
You may sign the guest register book and express condolences online at www.davidfuneralhome.com. David Funeral Home of Erath, 209 E. Putnam St., (337) 937-0405, will be handling the arrangements.
Published in The Advocate on 11/23/2007.
Florence LeBlanc Sonnier (1925 - 2013)*
Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Nov 23, 2007
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