Betty Helen Bonney, 89, of Fayette, Mo., died Monday, July 2, 2012 at Big Bend Woods Healthcare Center in Valley Park, Mo. Visitation will be 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Sunday, July 8th, at William Wood Funeral Home with funeral service following at 1:30 pm.
Betty was born September 17, 1922 to Edward and Ruth Heins Friedrich in Billingsville, Missouri. She married Clarence “Bob” Bonney on August 23, 1942. They raised their children near the river in Sunset Hills, Mo. and upon retirement moved to her family farm in Fayette. She loved flowers, gardening and wild birds.
Mrs. Bonney is survived by two daughters, Pat Racy of Lawrence, Kansas, Karen Riegel of Lake Worth, Florida; two sons, Michael (LaVeta) Bonney of Fayette, Bob (Joan) Bonney of Fenton; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one brother, Edward “Junior”; and one sister, Barbara.
Condolences can be left online at www.thacherwood.com.