Happy Birthday Sonia (part 2 of 5)


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Happy Birthday Sonia


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Sonia’s attended elementary grades in Stamps, AR and Commerce, TX. She was voted class favorite several of those years. She lived in Canton, TX during her 6th thru 8th grades where she participated in the band and was a cheerleader. The 9th thru 11th grades she attended Camden High School. She was very involved in church, school activities, and played softball during the summers. The family moved to Arkadelphia for her senior year where she graduated as valedictorian in 1976. After graduating high school she moved across town and to attend Ouachita Baptist University where she graduated Suma Cum Laude. School Daze Popular Active Talented Intelligent ..and a Hottie! Nice

Sonia and David – Through the years and around the world. : 

Sonia and David – Through the years and around the world. Sonia and David met when she moved to Camden in 1972. They actually met “at the alter”; the day she joined church David had surrendered to preach. The began dating the summer before Sonia’s 10th grade. They eventually married in 1978 and celebrated their 30 year anniversary this year. They lived in Arkadelphia until Sonia graduated from Ouachita in 1980. In January of 1980 they moved to San Francisco where David went to Golden Gate Seminary and Sonia began working in advertising. They then moved to Hong Kong where they served as missionaries for 2 years. Sonia was the Youth Director of International Baptist Church in Hong Kong. In 1984 they moved to Chicago where David attended the University of Chicago and Sonia continued work in the advertising business. In 1987, they moved to Richmond, Virginia to work for the International Mission Board. Their first son Jeremiah was born there in 1987, followed by their daughter Seneca in 1991. Their next moved took them to Tunisia where they added another boy and girl to their family (Marcus and Amanda). David’s job brought them back to Virginia from 1997-2002 before moving to Bangalore, India for several years. At the beginning of this year they made a move to Chiang Mai, Thailand.