Mary Ann Sonnier Benoit, 72, of Moss Bluff died at 1:40 PM on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 in her residence.
Mrs. Benoit was born in Mamou, LA on December 23, 1938. She lived in Welsh before moving to Moss Bluff in 1968. Mrs. Benoit attended Welsh High School. She retired as office manager for Dr. R.H. Alexander, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and was also a Notary Public. Mrs. Benoit was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church.
She had a large network of friends through the internet that will miss her dearly. She loved animals, especially horses, dogs, and cats.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Louis Benoit of Moss Bluff; her Godson, Chris LaFleur of Moss Bluff; and a nephew, Larry Sonnier of Dallas, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ilbert and Clemmie Sonnier; a brother, Clarence Sonnier; and two nephews, Richard and Lawrence Sonnier.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 31, 2010 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Welsh, LA. Monsignor Charles Dubois will officiate. Burial will be at the church cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Thursday from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM with a rosary being recited at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Friday from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM in the funeral home.