Mr. Woodie J. Sonnier

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Mr. Woodie J. Sonnier, age 76 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014, at his residence. Born Thursday, December 23, 1937 in Lafayette, Louisiana, he was the son of the late Woodrow Sonnier and the late Catherine Plunkett Derocco. Woodie was the grandson of the late Pearl Plunkett. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Benny Sonnier. Mr. Sonnier was a United States Air Force Veteran, a member of Corinth Baptist Church and Pipeliner Local #798. Those left to cherish his memory are his Wife of 55 years, Joyce Ann Sonnier, Winnfield; Son, Tony Sonnier and wife Judy, Winnfield; Daughters, Debbie Tharpe and husband Allen, Dry Prong, Gina Weeks and fiancé Jimmy Aymond, Winnfield and Traci Jenkins, Winnfield; Sisters, Susie Sonnier of Lafayette and Kim Wright of Alexandria; Brother, Duke Sonnier of West Monroe; 12 Grandchildren, 18 Great Grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Southern Funeral Home with the Rev. Rayford Higgs, Rev. Vince Brocato, and Bro. Kenneth Hyde officiating. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery in Jordan Hill, LA. Charlie Sonnier, Spencer Sonnier, Lynk Jenkins, Cole Weeks, David Northcutt, Dallas Jenkins and Aidan Weeks served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Gene Edmonds, Kent Rodriguez, Quincy Carter and Arnold R. Bedgood. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.   
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