Sonya Yvonne Malet

Published 4:38 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Sonya Yvonne Malet, 81, of Groves, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Magnolia Manor in Groves, Texas.
She was born on December 9, 1933 in Joaquin, Texas to Huey Alvin Miller and Clara Beatrice Glaze Miller.
Sonya was a lifelong area resident and member of Procter Baptist Church in Port Arthur and American Legion Post #7 Women’s Auxiliary.
She retired from Texaco Research as a lab technician after 17 years of service to care for her husband.
A visitation for family and friends will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Dr. Rick Erwin officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
Sonya was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James Maximin Malet, Jr., daughter, Fonda Alicia Lowrey, sister, Nelwyn Butler and son-in-law, Marcus Johnson.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jimmie Lou Johnson of Groves, two sons, Randy DeWayne Malet of Groves and James Maximin Malet, III and fiancé, Debbie Montgomery of Groves, brother, Darwin “Buddy” Miller and wife, Pat of Orange, seven grandchildren, Casey Malet, Marcus Johnson, Jr., Kyle Johnson, Randi Malet, Amanda Lowrey, Christin Lowrey, and Keith Montgomery and wife, Brittany, and seven great grandchildren, Silas Malet, Nolan Malet, Able Johnson, Maddi Montgomery, CJ Como, Alexis Como, and Christain Como.

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