Rayne - Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wednesday, February 20 at 2:00 P.M. for Ida Guidry Sonnier, 82, who died Monday, February 18, 2013 at her home in Rayne.
Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne.
Mrs. Sonnier was a native of Scott, but lived all of her adult life in Rayne with her beloved husband. She was a member of the St. Joseph Ladies Alter Society and Ladies Auxilary of American Legion Post 77 in Rayne. Mrs. Sonnier, known as Nanny by every niece and nephew, was never blessed with children but took in and raised her sister's children as they looked at her as a second mother.
Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Harris Sonnier; and the godchildren she raised, Mark Lyons and wife Penny of Lake Jackson , GA, Tim Lyons and wife Jessica of Kaplan, Kelly Lyons and wife Angel of Crowley, Terry Lyons and wife Katina of Rayne and Kim Lyons and companion Becky Schexnyder of Scott.
She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Adrian Guidry and Milda Sonnier Guidry; and one sister Mary Lena Guidry Lyons. .
She was born Sunday, October 5, 1930 in Scott, LA, Daughter of the late Joseph Adrian Guidry and the late Milda Sonnier Guidry.
Friends will be received from 1:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 19 and 8:00 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.
Pallbearers will be Mark Lyons, Terry Lyons, Kim Lyons, Tim Lyons, Kelly Lyons and Wilton Sonnier.
The Family would like to acknowledge the caring staff of Hospice of Acadiana, in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial contributions to Hospice of Acadiana 2600 Johnston St. Suite 2000 Lafayette, LA 70503.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.