Sonya H. Rayner
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Sonya Hunt Rayner, 37, died February 15, 2011 in Bay Springs, MS. A service will be held 11:00 am Saturday at Simmons Memorial Baptist Church in Flora. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland and will resume at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Sonya graduated with honors from Athens State University, earning her Bachelor degree. Growing up in Huntsville AL, she was later a resident of Murfreesboro, TN; she previously worked as an assistant manager at Beacon Federal Credit Union and an active member of New Vision Baptist Church. Recently moving to Ridgeland, MS, she currently was the Manager of the Yankee Candle Company in Northpark Mall.
Sonya was very creative and enjoyed making custom jewelry and scarves to share with her family and friends. She took pleasure in interior design and making her home beautiful for her family. Sonya attended Simmons Memorial Baptist Church. An avid reader, she enjoyed reading Christian novels and studying theology.
She is survived by her loving husband, "Rain" (Shannon) Rayner of Ridgeland; mother, Linda Hunt of Decatur, AL; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary Anne and S.L. Rayner of Flora; and numerous other loving family members.
Memorials may be made to 180 Degrees Ministries, PO Box 11808, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.
Online guestbook may be signed at www.sebrellfuneralhome.com.
Published in Clarion Ledger on Feb. 18, 2011