Sonja Martin Liverman

August 12, 1939 - June 8, 2023

08/12/1939 - 06/08/2023

Past Services

Sunday June 11, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
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The family will receive friends at other times at the home of Mrs. Sonja.

Funeral Service
Monday June 12, 2023
11:00 am
Union Baptist Church of Ahoskie
431 Boone Farm Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Rev. Randy Miller and Pastor Doran Wray will be officiating the service.

Monday June 12, 2023
11:30 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
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Immediately following the service.

AHOSKIE, NC – Sonja Martin Liverman, age 83, of Union Township, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the Gates House Assisted Living of Gatesville, NC.

Mrs. Liverman was born on August 12, 1939 to Raymond and Mattie Davis Martin in Milwaukee, NC. Sonja was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved her family deeply and loved spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She was a telephone operator for Carolina Telephone for many years. During her spare time prior to her illness Sonja enjoyed reading and doing word searches. She was cherished by her family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Along with her parents, Sonja was preceded in death by her husband, Everette Liverman.

Sonja is survived by her two daughters, Robin Liverman Ward and husband Samuel, Jr. of Manteo, NC, and Trena Liverman Conner and husband Vernon of Ahoskie, NC; three granddaughters, Rachel Sumner and husband Dustin of Como, NC, Kristen Ward and husband Gianluca Bini of Columbus, OH., and Bridgette Morris and husband Michael of Ahoskie, NC; three great-grandsons, Dalton Morris, Tatum Morris, and Grady Sumner; and two great-granddaughters, Dalis Morris and Evelyn Sumner.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 11, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC 27910 and other times at the home of Mrs. Sonja.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, June 12, 2023 at 11:00AM at Union Baptist Church, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Randy Miller, and Pastor Doran Wray officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern North Carolina, 529 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834, or clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Liverman family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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10 months ago


I am sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Sherry Spence
10 months ago

Mrs Sonja was a very sweet woman. She is missed and loved. My thoughts of and prayers go up for her family members. Until we meet again. God bless you all.

10 months ago


May you and your family have peace and comfort.

Joanne and Ben Honeycutt
10 months ago

Lifting your family up in prayer, as you mourn the loss of your mom and celebrate her new residence in Heaven.

Bettie H Walston
10 months ago

Much sympathy in the loss of your mother.

Donnie Shores
10 months ago

To Trena and Robin, I knew your parents. I’m very sorry your mom passed. I will remember you both in my prayers.

Rasheedah Pittman
10 months ago


My deepest condolences. I am praying for you and your family at this time.



Avis Gibbs
10 months ago

HI Trena, losing a parent is a feeling you can’t describe. No matter how old we get, we love and still need our parents. My heart goes out to you and I will be praying for comfort and peace.

Love Avis

10 months ago


My prayers have been with you and will continue as God grants you the strength, peace, and direction you need concerning this journey. May you all navigate through faith. Amen.

Donald Inge
10 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss, Trena. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Donnie