Sonya Vanessa Alania

of Gooding, Idaho
Born: December 25, 1994 in Jerome, Idaho
Died: May 11, 2013 in Wendell, Idaho
Age: 18 years old

Gooding, Idaho - Gooding, Idaho - Sonya Vanessa Alania, 18, a resident of Gooding, passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013 of injuries sustained in an auto accident near Wendell.
Sonya was born on December 25, 1994 in Jerome, Idaho, the youngest of three children born to Socimo and Olivia Alania. She was raised and educated in Gooding where she was currently a Senior at Gooding High School.
Sonya was an Honor Student and loved playing volleyball and track. Sonya was a member of H.O.S.A. - Health Occupations Students of America.
She is survived by: her parents, Socimo and Olivia Alania of Gooding; her sister, Brenda (Javier R. Castro) Alania of Jerome; her brother, Robert (Jennifer) Alania of Gooding; her nieces, Natalli, Sofia and Isabella; and nephews, Aquiles, Kolby, Kaullin and Karson.
Rosary prayers will be recited on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Gooding.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Gooding High School Gymnasium with Deacon John McKinley officiating.

Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery in Gooding.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Sonya’s name to: Sonya Alania Donation c/o of Zion’s Bank 502 Main Street Gooding, Idaho 83330.

Condolences may be made to the family by visiting the obituary link at

You have indicated this comment should be removed.


The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you .

Dorina Rodriguez said on Tuesday, May 14 at 1:52 PM

Brenda, mi mas sentido pesame para ri y tu familia. Que Dios les de las fuersas para superar este gran dolor.

carmen ramirez said on Wednesday, May 15 at 10:34 AM

sonya porque te tubo que pasar esto mientras llo te estava conosiendo para que fueramos amigas. tu familia te ba a llevar siempre en sus corazones..):

Add to guestbook


Comment: 250 Characters Left

KMVT is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. AS FAR AS THE COMMENTING RULES: KMVT encourages users to suggest removal of comments that violate any of the house rules: 1. Keep it clean - This is a public forum, open to civilized people who do not appreciate obscene, vulgar or sexually-oriented language, no matter how creatively spelled. 2. Keep it civil - Don't defame, threaten, abuse or invade the privacy of other readers or the subjects of stories. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person will be tolerated. 3. Keep it truthful and legal - Don't lie, impersonate another individual or post comments that advocate illegal activity. 4. Keep on topic - Stay focused on the subject at hand. Do not post advertisements or solicitations for funds, goods, or services. 5. Be responsible - Comments are the sole responsibility of those who post them. 6. Share your knowledge - Give us your eyewitness accounts, background and observations. If you see a factual error in a story or think there are issues we should follow up on, please e-mail us at or call 208-733-1100 ext 3060. 7. Exercise your authority - Police these comments and suggest removal of those that violate the house rules. 8. And remember - Rules violators may be permanently banned from commenting. Questions about commenting or other inquiries about this site may be sent to:

Demaray Funeral Service

Gooding Chapel 737 Main Street
Gooding, ID
Phone: (208) 934-4406