Lisa Gaye Sonnier

August 4, 1959 ~ January 17, 2011

Lisa Gaye Sonnier, 51, of Lake Charles died Monday January 17, 2011 in a local hospital.

Lisa was born August 4, 1959 and raised in Lake Charles. She was a 1977 graduate of LaGrange High School. An active member of St. Margaret Catholic Church, where she served in the Altar Society, Eucharistic Minister and past chairman of Caring Hearts. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court Our Lady of Fatima #1506, having served in several local offices and state appointed positions. She was active in her community as a member of her neighborhood watch group, and Citizens on Patrol.

Preceding Lisa in death was her father, Wincie Sonnier. Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her mother, Edith Owens Sonnier, Lake Charles and a sister, Susan Jordan and husband John, of Katy, Texas; nephews Stuart and Andrew Jordan.

Visitation will be from 2:30 P.M. till 8:00 P.M Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Johnson Funeral Home with a rosary being prayed at 5:30 PM. Visitation will continue on Friday January 21 from 8:00 A.M. to 12:30 A.M. at the funeral home. A Funeral mass will be held at 1 P.M. Friday in St. Margaret Catholic Church with Father Bill Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Consolota Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers Memorials may be made in her name to St. Margaret, St. Vincent De Paul Society; American Diabetes Association; or W.O Moss Regional Hospital.

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  1. Dear family, my heart is saddened to hear of Lisa's passing. She was such a kind and loving woman of God. I went to St. Margaret's with her and LaGrange. My prayers go out to you all. Connie Fornea

  2. Don and i are very sorry about Lisa. We send our deepest sympathy. You all are in our prays. Love Rachel and Don

  3. I am so sorry for your loss of Lisa. Yes, she always had a smile on her face and was such a sweet person.I was in the band with her at LaGrange and we graduated together.May God Bless All of You.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. Lisa babysat my two children years ago and we all loved her. Never saw her when she wasn't smiling that beautiful smile.

  5. I am so sorry to hear about Lisa, my thoughts and prayers are with her and the family. We will all miss her smile, sense of humor and laughter. God Bless you all…

  6. Lisa and her family lived a couple of houses down from mine in school. We grew up together. She will be deeply missed. We will be keeping the family in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. Mrs EdithI am so sorry for your loss. My co-worker and I always enjoyed the visits from you and Lisa at the copier shop and could not wait to see what crafts she would bring in. Our thoughts and prayers are with during this time. God Bless, Michelle

  8. My deepest sympathy to the family for a life that ended too soon. During such difficult time may the promises in the Holy Scriptures brings comfort to the family. The Bible promises one day soon, death will be swallowed up forever-Isaiah 25:8. And while I our dear loved ones are resting in peace another future awaits them. Jesus promised, the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out -John chapter 5 verses 28, 29. Psalms 37:11, 29.

  9. Please accept our sincere condolences during this sorrowful time. We have been and will continue to pray for you. You know, of course, that you can call on us for anything.Celeste and Tim Trahan

  10. Susan, I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember Lisa as a sweet little kid, always smiling and laughing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  11. To Lisa's family, I am so sorry for your loss. Actually Lisa was my Big Sis at LaGrange High School. I was Jill Broussard then. My husbank Gerald Breaux graduated with her. The last time I saw her was Christmas mass of 2009. She came over after mass and we talked and i showed her our first grandchild and she talked about her nephews, she was so proud of them. I just can't believe she is gone. I just found out so I was unable to attend but i wanted you all to know that i will be praying for all of you and I know she is much more happy where she is. May God Bless Lisa and all of you, Jill Broussard Breaux.

  12. We are so saddened about Lisa. My husband David said he can't ever remember seeing Lisa without a smile on her face. I think that says alot about a person. We'll miss you Lisa…and your smile.

  13. We will miss her smile and her laughter. i remember the times we would go to lake charles with mom mom and pop pop and we would all go to Bordens and we would load up in the station wagon..

  14. I remember when we delivered phonebooks that summer and it was so hot and so miserable, but kind of fun also. You left us too soon. Rest in Peace

  15. You were my first love . You had beautiful eyes. I often wonder had we gotten back together what our life would have been like . Though it has been so many years , I still love you, as in the song of George Jones , one day I will stop loving you . You will
    Always be in my heart . 

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