Sonya Barrett-Shiverick, 39, of Fort Belvoir, VA, departed this life on Aug. 13, 2014, in Virginia.
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Sonya Denise Barrett Shiverick was reared in Liberty County by loving parents, Anthonette and Joshua Barrett. A graduate of Bradwell Institute, Sonya matriculated into becoming a certified childcare provider. She worked briefly in childcare until health issues caused her to leave the workplace.
In April of 2006, Sonya was united in holy matrimony to Kenneth Shiverick. They relocated to Fort Belvoir, where they resided for a year. In Virginia, her health battles were fought well, but she stepped into eternal rest on Wednesday.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Josh LaBland Barrett and her mother, Anthonette, in 2002. Sonya is survived by her loving husband, Sgt. Kenneth Shiverick of Fort Belvoir; a son, DeMarco A. Barrett of Fort Belvoir; a daughter, SeQuoia Williamson of Allenhurst; her father, Joshua Barrett (Rhondalyn) of Midway; a brother, Anthony Jerome Barrett (Melissa) of Midway; her grandson, Jordan J. Kelly of Allenhurst; her mother- and father-in-law, Helen and John Ferguson of Virginia Beach, VA; sister-in-law, Tamera Shiverick of Virginia Beach; two brothers-in-law, Edward Shiverick of New York, N.Y., and John Shiverick of Virginia Beach; special niece and nephew, Tania "Nia" Barrett and Anthony "AJ" Barrett; special aunt-in-law, Barbara Houtwed, nephew- and niece-in-law, Christopher and Danielle Peake; devoted cousin, Moe (Roxanne) Fillmore, a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and special friends.
Her visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Dorchester Funeral Home in Midway.
Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. James Community Center, 1140 Holmestown Road, Midway. Her body will be placed in the center at 10 a.m. for viewing. Interment will be in the Midway First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Dorchester Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Dorchester Funeral Home
7842 E Oglethorpe Highway
Midway, GA 31320
Published in Coastal Courier from Aug. 21 to Aug. 28, 2014