Atha Gwendolyn Sonnier1

F, #1486, b. 20 August 1939, d. 23 May 2018
1st cousin 1 time removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
Descendants of William Peery
Descendants of Isaac Simpson Hayes
Atha Gwendolyn 'Gwinnie' Sonnier
1939 - 2018
Wife of Marvin Ray Gonzales
     Atha Gwendolyn Sonnier was born on 20 August 1939 at Orange County, Texas.1 She was the daughter of Byron H. Sonnier and Geneva Eugenia Minchew.1 Atha Gwendolyn Sonnier also went by the name of Gwen or Gwennie. She died on 23 May 2018 at Orange, Orange County, Texas, at age 78 years, 9 months and 3 days.2 She was buried on 26 May 2018 at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Bridge City, Orange County, Texas.2

Children of Atha Gwendolyn Sonnier and Marvin Ray Gonzales

  • Ruby Jean Gonzales3
  • Dena Denise Gonzales3
  • Marvin Eugene Gonzales
  • Howard Wayne Gonzales4 b. 13 Jan 1968, d. 18 Nov 1982
  • Donald Owen Gonzales3
  • Baressa Lyn Gonzales3


  1. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online, Name:     Atha Gwendolyn Sonnier
    Date of Birth:     20 Aug 1939
    Gender:     Female
    Birth County:     Orange
    Father's name:     Byron Sonnier
    Mother's name:     Geneva E Minchew
    Roll number:     1939_0008.
  2. [S1343] Claybar Funeral Home, Obituaries, Claybar Funeral Home, Gwen Gonzales.
  3. [S314] Texas, U.S., Birth Index, 1903-1997, online
  4. [S1293] Texas, U.S., Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online, Name:     Howard Wayne Gonzales
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     White
    Age:     14
    Birth Date:     13 Jan 1968
    Birth Place:     Texas
    Residence:     Bridge City, Orange, Texas, USA
    Death Date:     18 Nov 1982
    Death Place:     Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, USA
    Father:     Marvin Gonzales
    Mother:     Gwen Sonnier.