Funeral services for Alexander Martin Sonier, 81, of Timpson, Texas, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 8, 2011, at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Justin Coburn officiating. Interment will follow in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors. Mr. Sonier passed away December 4, 2011, in Timpson.
Born August 04, 1930, in Beaumont, TX, Alexander Martin Sonier was the son of the late Moise and Bertha (Brown) Sonier. Mr. Sonier retired from the U.S. Navy after serving during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and then retired from Southern Pacific Railroad. He was a member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Janie Sonier of Timpson; son James Sonier of Jacksonville, FL; daughters Sheila Adams of Garden Grove, CA, Anne Sonier, Lydia Sonier, and Robin Wells, all of Houston; step-daughter Debra Merrick of Houston; sister Evelyn Thompson of Lubbock, TX; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and 6 step grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Alexander Sonier was preceded in death by his brother Olin Sonier and sisters Anitha Hitchcock and Lois Jolin.
Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 7, 2011, at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson.
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