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“Rest in Heavenly Peace,Ms.Unseld.You were an outstanding counselor at Portland Elementary. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Bertha Springer - Acquaintance

“I was so sorry I was unable to go to the church today to pay my respects to the family. While I know none of the family, I have the utmost respect...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Erwin - Louisville, KY

“I knew Sonya through the Hosparus Parent Loss Support Group. She had a smile and a spirit that could light the whole room. She left the group...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Smith - Shepherdsville, KY

“Sonya you will be missed here. You brought lots of joy to our workplace. I so enjoyed you as a colleague and as a friend. Prayers for your family...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Wingfeld - Louisville, KY

“I am just heartbroken! Sonya was so sweet! I will miss her beautiful, quick smile, her gentle demeanor and her lovely singing voice. Our soprano...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Annette M Jordan - Louisville, KY

“I work with Nila Meeks, Sonya's niece.I am so sorry for the family's loss. From reading the Tribute & other peoples' comments, she sounds wonderful &...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Sherry Kefauver - Frankfort, KY

“Sonya was a great teaching partner and friend. I'll never forget our camping trips, her flying the plane at our NASA experience, or her singing on...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Wright - Boca Raton, FL

“My prayers go out to the family. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Beth Kolodey - Louisville, KY

“Sonya and I worked together in the JCPS community. She was kind, gracious and thoughtful under all circumstances. Her joy in life and learning was...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Leitner - Louisville, KY

“God bless the family. I had the pleasure of working with Ms. Unseld briefly and was inspired by her compassion for children. Blessings to the family. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Hogue - KY - coworker


11 of 13 | Posted by: Laquetta Carter - Louisville, KY

“Sonya was one of the kindest persons I had the pleasure to meet and work with. May her family be blessed with God's goodness and grace. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Robin Curry - Louisville

“I want to thank Mrs Unseld for believing in me and trusting me with her babies at Lincoln. Then saying to me I want you to go back to school and get...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Harlina Churn-Diallo - Louisville, KY


Sonya Ann Unseld, 66, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017.

She was a member of First Virginia Ave Missionary Baptist Church, and a retried Principal with JCPS.

Mrs. Unseld was preceded in death by her father Herman Ramsey, mother Evelyn Ramsey and sons, Tony Leeshaun Johnson and Christopher Boyd Johnson.

She is survived by her sister Robin Qualls (James); daughter in law, LaKeta Johnson; grandchildren, Rayshawn, Tony, and Anthony Smith, Tony Johnson, Justin Lindsey, Anthony Slaughter, Isiah White and YaNia Johnson, host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation: 11am-1pm Tuesday at her church, 3601 Virginia Ave, with the funeral service to follow at 1pm, burial in Green Meadows.

Arrangement entrusted to A. D. Porter & Sons, 1300 W. Chestnut St.
Online condolences: www.adporter.com

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