EASTLAND – Bonnie Matthews, 78, passed away peacefully on 10/11/2010 in Bedford, TX. She was born on 7/18/1932 in Abilene, TX to her parents, Roy and Addie. A celebration of Bonne’s life will be held with a viewing from 6~8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 at Edwards Funeral Home in Eastland. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Eastland with Dr. Shawn Brewer officiating. Burial will be in the Corinth Cemetery directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Eastland.
Bonnie was the second oldest of 4. She married William Gerald in Texas on September 19, 1953. They had 3 children. She attended Hardin Simmons University. She was a longtime resident of Haltom City and Eastland, Texas. Bonnie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eastland and Birdville Baptist. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by Ken Mayfield, her son-in-law. Bonnie will once again be hand-in-hand with her loving husband Gerald, who passed away in 2008.
She will be remembered by her children, Debra Mayfield of Grapevine, Gary and Peggy Matthews of Bedford and Mike and Tammy Ake of Pensacola, Florida. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.