Funeral services for Sonia Peterson, age 63, of Tyler, are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon Friday, January 22, 2016 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Dr. Hal Brunson officiating. She will be laid to rest at Still Waters Memorial Gardens in Jacksonville. Mrs. Peterson passed away Monday, January 18, 2016 in Tyler. She was born August 8, 1952 in Carthage, Texas to Harold and Ollie Dean (Parker) Brunson. Beautiful, gracious, adventurous and fun, Sonia lived a life marked by conviviality and joy. Her home always typified stylish charm and a welcoming spirit. Her radiance flowed from Christ, reigning within. Sonia leaves with her family a legacy of grace that will touch innumerable generations. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband Mike Peterson of Tyler; sons, Shane McGuire and wife Tish of Tyler, Charlie Peterson and wife Tonya of Franklin, TN; daughter, Chelsea Mouton and husband Scott of Nacogdoches; stepdaughter, Kristen Peterson of Raleigh, NC; brother, Dr. Hal Brunson and wife Nancy of Hide-A-Way Lake; grandchildren, Ollie McGuire, Matilda McGuire, George Peterson, and Nathaniel Condra; and her dear nephews, Trey and Matt Brunson, who always made her laugh. Visitation will begin on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Family and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 6 to 8 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on  January 21, 2016