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“So very sorry for the loss of Betty, I was unable to attend service as planned due to urgent family need. I loved Betty, and her friendship. May she...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA

“Betty was a beautiful woman inside and out. The love she had for people really showed. She was sweet and kind and very talented. I did not know...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Wendy Kardorff - Spring, TX

“Mike you and your family have my deepest condolences on your loss of Betty. Your Faith will help you thru this bad time. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kim Herring - Franklin, LA

“Mike and family please accept our condolence on the loss of your belovedwife Betty. Just know that she is no longer suffering in pain. May God the...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Cora & Earl Bouton - Franklin, LA

“My deepest condolences to the Betty Jane Sonniers family. So very sorry.May she R.I.P. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Marguerite Thibodaux Liner OQuinn - LA

“I am unable to be there, during this special time, but, please know that you are all, in my thoughts and prayers. May the love, of Jesus, bring you...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Roxie Landry - Franklin, LA

“Dear,our sweet sweet Aunt Betty. You are such a great woman with a big heart for God,your family and your friends. You and uncle make was such a roll...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Torrey,Becky and Carolee Haydel - LA

“Mike, Kids, and Rest of Family, I am deeply saddened to hear of Betty's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with You, All. Warmest condolences, Bob...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Bobt Titus - New Iberia, LA

“Condolences on a lovely life lost. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: LaRee Sanchez - Greeley, CO

“Prayers for the family. Rip Mrs. sonnier ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: RANDY DELCAMBRE - FRAnklin, LA

“Seeing this breaks my heart. A truly wonderful woman who will always be remembered for her strength and loving heart. ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Geoffray - Baldwin, LA

“Will miss your smiling face, but God will rejoice in it. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Venable - Franklin, LA

“Micheal I am so sorry to hear of Betty's death. I pray that God give you all the serenity you need to get through this difficult time. I hope you...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Alvin & Sandra Burrell - Franklin, LA

“Such a lovely lady indeed. These last few months I saw nothing but a smile on her beautiful face. To know Mrs. Betty was to love her. Such a sweet...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Stephanie Verdin - Franklin, LA

“To all the Sonnier Family so sorry for y'all lossSally and Randy Gaspard ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: sally gaspard - FRANKLIN, LA

“RIP my beautiful friend. I will miss you and never forget the love you showed me. I love you so much. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Darleen Concienne - Franklin, LA

“Sunnier Family I am deeper sorry for the lost of a dear one! May Our Lord And Savor Jesus Christ wraps his, beautiful white wings around the family...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Celeste Gauthier - Franklin, LA

“The Sonnier Family,What a wonderful person Betty was to have touch so many people. I have so many wonderful memories of our years working together,...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Marla & Ray Concienne - LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mrs. Betty rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services will be held for Betty Jane Desormeaux Sonnier on Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin during a 12:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial, with Father Lloyd Benoit as Celebrant. Following the Mass, she will be laid to rest in the Perpetual Park Cemetery in Franklin. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the church and continue until Mass time. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Sonnier Jr., Daniel Sonnier, Jake Bonvillain, Jacob Steiner, Eric Gorman, Derrick Sonnier, and Dennis Sonnier Jr.

Betty was born on November 14, 1958 to the late Dalton Desormeaux Sr. and the late Clara Thibodeaux Desormeaux and passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the age of 59. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. A woman of strong faith in the Lord, Betty was a devout Catholic and a member of the Church of the Assumption. Some of her favorite pastimes were sewing, arts and crafts, playing the organ, and especially making others laugh. She had the ability to leave the days struggles and worries behind and lived her journey through this world one day at a time.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her husband of 42 years, Michael H. Sonnier Sr., four children, Michelle S. Pitre and her husband Quinon, Michael H. Sonnier Jr. and his wife Megan, Rebekah S. Bonvillain and her husband Jake, and Daniel M. Sonnier; 12 grandchildren, Brennan Chapman, Brayden Chapman, Brant Chapman, Emma Pitre, Jesse Sonnier, Lucas Sonnier, Braxton Chapman, Lilly Sonnier, Lexie Sonnier, Sagelee Meyers, Alyssa Pitre, and Jules Sonnier; two sisters, Beverly D. Peltier and her husband Karl and Barbara D. Gorman and her husband Mike; one brother, Dalton Desormeaux Jr.; father-in-law, Irving Sonnier; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Elva Jane Desormeaux Sonnier.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.