January 8, 1925 - December 10, 2018
Mrs. Bonnie Woodward, 93, of Louisiana, MO, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Maple Grove Lodge in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Dover Baptist Church near Clarksville, MO. Burial will be at the Dover Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the church. Bonnie Jean Guinn was born January 8, 1925 to Charley A. and Lydia Cobb Guinn. At the age of 16, she eloped with the love of her life, William Marshall Woodward, on September 9, 1941. The romance lasted until William’s death in May of 2017, having celebrated 75 years as man and wife. William and Bonnie were blessed with one son, Jerry, who was the light of their lives. He wed Debby Sanderson and they gave Bonnie and Bill their only grandchild, Sheri, who was the second light in their world. Bonnie worked hard alongside her husband, managing a farm, growing crops, milking dairy cows, raising pigs and chickens. They planted a large garden, preserving the produce. However, she also knew how to relax and have fun. She enjoyed sewing. Together they entertained friends and family, played Rook, fished and camped, attended many garage sales and of course, babysat their precious granddaughter. Bonnie was a member of the Dover Baptist Church and active as a Sunday School teacher and holding other church offices until entering Maple Grove Nursing Home in 2015. To Bonnie, the most important aspects of life was her faith, her family, and her friends. She is survived by a daughter in-law, Debby Woodward of Clarksville, MO, a granddaughter, Sheri Lynn Gaunt (Timothy) of Nixa, MO, and 2 great granddaughters, Alexa Riley Gaunt and Kylie Grace Gaunt, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Woodward on May 11, 2017, her son, Jerry Woodward on October 3, 2018, and 3 brothers, Glenn Vaughn, Charles Lee Guinn, and Mike Guinn. Memorials may be made to the Dover Baptist Church or the Dover Cemetery.
Mrs. Bonnie Woodward, 93, of Louisiana, MO, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Maple Grove Lodge in Louisiana, MO. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Dover Baptist Church near Clarksville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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