April 28, 1927 ~ Dec. 11, 2011

Horace Ivy Sons, 84, a native of Berwick and a resident of Patterson for 60 years, passed away at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City, at 11:50 a.m., on Sunday, December 11, 2011, due to complications from a respiratory illness.

Horace is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Blanche (Simoneaux) Sons, and their three sons, David Sons and his wife, Janet, of Patterson; Dennis Sons of Patterson; and Darryl Sons and his wife, Tammy, of Carencro. He is also survived by four brothers, Justin Sons Jr. and his wife, Delores of Hesmer; Mervel Sons and his wife, Patsy, of Bayou Vista; Jimmy Sons and his wife, Betty, of Peachtree, Missouri, and Barry Sons of Decatur, Georgia; five sisters, Zelda Fromenthal of Berwick; Irma Lee Lombas of Bayou Vista; Shirley Rock and her husband, Aaron, of Braxton, Mississippi; Paulette Wilson and her husband, Willard, of Coteau; and Dianne Sons and her companion, Ovay Rogers of Berwick; seven grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Justin Sons Sr. and Lydia (Granier) Sons; two brothers, Ballard Sons Sr. and Lloyd Sons; and two sisters, Leola and Myrtleen.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 14 at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson for family at 7 a.m., and guests at 8 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1011 First St. in Patterson, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, 1111 Lia St., Patterson. 985-395-7873.

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