Elaine Marie <I>Sonnier</I> Benoit

Elaine Marie Sonnier Benoit

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 4 Jul 2017 (aged 64)
Louisiana, USA
Burial Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 181061431 · View Source
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Elaine Marie Benoit

Jennings: It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Elaine Marie Benoit announces her passing from this life on July 4, 2017 at the age of 64. Elaine was born in Jennings, LA to Ferdinand Sonnier and Atta M Fontenot Sonnier on August 11, 1952. She was a homemaker and dedicated her life to caring for her family. Elaine also loved the outdoors, especially when she was fishing or tending to her gardening. Daisy, her dog held a special place in her heart. Elaine was a kind and loving person and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Elaine is survived by her beloved husband, Henry Benoit of Longville, LA; her four sons, Charles “Pookie” Fontenot, Jr. (Christina) of Jennings, LA, Darrell “Choo-Choo” Fontenot of Jennings, LA, Fredrick “T-Butch” Fontenot (Brandy) of Alexandria, LA; Chris Fontenot of Jennings, LA; her daughter, Sonya Guillory (Terry) of Roanoke, LA; her brother, Dalton Sonnier (Rita) of Basile, LA; her two sisters, Laura Hendricks of Livingston, TX, Colistie Sonnier of Gueydan, LA; her eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand and Atta Fontenot Sonnier; her daughter, Mona Jean Fontenot; her two sisters, Elsie Anderson and Dolly Ford; her brother, Delton Sonnier.

Funeral Services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Jennings on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Revrend Paul Estes officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews & Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Thursday, July 6th from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Friday, July 7th at 8:00 AM and continue until the time of her service at 10:00 AM. Elaine will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Chase Ardoin, Terry Guillory, Jr. Bryce Fontenot, Garrick Fontenot, Brayden LeJeune, and Brennen Baker.

To extend online condolences, please visit our website at www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net

Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews & Son Funeral Home.


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  • Maintained by: Suzy
  • Originally Created by: Mardrie Bergeron Dupuis
  • Added: 6 Jul 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 181061431
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elaine Marie Sonnier Benoit (11 Aug 1952–4 Jul 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 181061431, citing Calvary Cemetery, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Suzy (contributor 49271805) .