Funeral services for Shelia Giddings Cloud Sonnier, 59, of Fairview Alpha, LA will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Davis Springs Southern Methodist Church Activities Building with Bro. Olan McLaren officiating. Interment will follow in Davis Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until service time on Saturday at Davis Springs. Funeral services under the direction of Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home, Coushatta, LA.
Shelia gained her angel wings Thursday, January 21, 2021 at her home in Fairview Alpha, LA. Shelia was born May 1, 1961 in Shreveport, LA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie Eli Giddings and Myrtle Williams Giddings; husband, David Dean Cloud; brothers, Jimmy, Howard, and Lonnie Giddings; sisters, Sue Davis, Maggie Jordan, and Wanda Baker.
Shelia is survived by her husband, Bryan Sonnier; brothers, Rodney and Marvin Burkett, and Johnny Giddings; sisters, Sarah Scott, Janice Brown, and Annie “Dinky” Wood; special nephew and caretaker, Kenny Davis; and a host of her loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
Shelia’s previous employment was with Bossier Medical Center and Louisiana Downs Bossier City, LA; owner and operator of Dew Drop Inn in Fairview. Shelia loved life and brought love, joy and happiness to all who crossed her path. She owned a L-1 race car and enjoyed many days of racing at Boothill Race Center. Our happy, fun loving Shelia will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Ray Giddings, Robert Eli Giddings, Brooks R. Baker, James Giddings, Floyd Williams, and Moochie Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be Jiggs Wood, Curtley Alexander, and John Tucker.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to Dr. Martin Carter, Christus Coushatta Health Care Center, Kindred at Home, Hospice of Natchitoches, and caretakers, Jo Thomas, Charlotte Bonnette, Beverly Mason, and Dianne Stratton.