Sonya Lynn Garcia Flowers, 47, of Orange, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, in Vidor. Born on Sept. 26, 1965 in Orange, to her parents, Dakota Lee (Hester) Garcia and Richard Felix Garcia, Sr., she was a lifelong resident of Southeast Texas,. She was of the Baptist faith and she worked as a research technician with the Chevron Chemical Company. Sonya enjoyed fishing, hunting and scuba diving and will be remembered most for her happy go lucky spirit and her sense of humor.

Sonya is preceded in death by the father of her children, Keith Flowers and his father, Nelson “Pete” Flowers. Those who will most cherish her memory are her children, Amber Jewett and husband, Nathan and Mathew Flowers, all of Huntsville, Al; her parents, Richard and Dakota “Cookie” Garcia of Orange; her sister, Mary Helene Wolfford and husband, Jerry Lyle of Orange; her brother, Richard “Ricky” Garcia, Jr. of Orange; her mother-in-law, Mildred Flowers of Colmesneil, as well as numerous members of her extended family.

A private memorial service to remember Sonya’s life is being held by the family, for information regarding the service; please contact Nathan Jewett at (214) 663-4463.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Condolences may be sent to the family at