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Bonnie Jewel Gilkey

March 16, 1936 - October 14, 2020


Bonnie Jewel GilkeyBonnie Jewel Gilkey, 84, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandma, sister, aunt and friend died on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
 
Bonnie was born on March 16, 1936 to Rufus and Roxie Lacy. She was the oldest of 8. Bonnie had 2 children, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandkids.
 
The things Bonnie valued most in life were her family and friends. She had an unwavering support for the people she loved. She never met a stranger; everywhere she went she either saw someone she knew or she started a conversation and made a new friend.
 
Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, 1 sister and her granddaughter Jayla.
 
She is survived by her children Thomas (Sheila), and Sheila (Elijah), her brother Chuck (Karen), sisters Linda and Katy, grandchildren Carl (Jenny), Jerry, Chuck (Gina), Amontae (Bethany), Bonnie (Carlos) and D’Mitri, nine great grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.
 
There will be a graveside service in November.  
 

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I have loved this woman for 60 years, she was there for me thru good and bad. I would like to thank all the people in her life that spent time with her she loved all of you  I miss you Mom