Colistie Marie Sonnier

June 6, 1940 ~ December 26, 2021


Miss Coliste Marie Sonnier joined her loved ones in heaven on December 26, 2021, at age 81.

Miss Sonnier was born on June 6, 1940, in Jennings to her parents, Ferdinand and Atta Fontenot Sonnier.  She lived in Jennings her entire life and spent her time as a homemaker and raising her children.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are two daughters, Diana Ryan of Jasper, TX and Shirley (Darrell) Guillory of Estherwood, LA; two son, Kulian (Michele) Spell of Jennings and Bobby Spell, Jr. of Gueydan; sister Laura Henricks of Livingston, TX; brother, Dalton Sonnier of Eunice; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Elsie Anderson, Atta Ford and Elaine Benoit; one brother, Delton Sonnier and one grandchild, Kelian Spell.

In honor of Miss Sonnier’s wishes, her family has chosen cremation under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

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  1. It is with great sorrow I read about the passing of Colistie. We were neighbors and friends for many years. I was so sorry that as we grew up and moved different directions, we lost contact! Laura and Dalton, please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers and how I would love to make contact with either of you!
    Alice and Forrest DeRouen

  2. Sending sincere condolences to Colistie's family. I have had no contact with family for many years, but they were part of my childhood memories. i lived across the street from the Sonniers and was in their home alot. i send love to the family!!

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