|Birth: ||May 8, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 2010|
Delma Ann Brown was born in Red Boiling Springs, in Macon County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Likurgess "Kirt" Brown and the late Bessie (Austin) Brown.
While growing up she helped her family by being a sharecropper in the hills of Tennessee.
In her late twenties Delma moved from Tennessee to Michigan. She married Edward Bonnell on September 1, 1950 in Toledo. She was a homemaker and took the responsibility of raising the couple's five children. The family moved to Luna Pier in 1965.
Delma was quite the character. She had a wonderful sense of humor, and she enjoyed playing tricks on others. Delma was known to all the children in the neighborhood as granny.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing, baking. She was the ultimate caretaker – enjoyed giving and serving others. Delma loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She often said, that she "loved them more than her life itself". She was a member of the Ladies Auxillary Post 193 in Luna Pier.
Delma Ann Bonnell age 88 of Luna Pier passed away at 8:02pm, Thursday, August 19, 2010 at Point Place Care and Rehabilitation Center. In addition to her parents her passing was preceded by her spouse: Edward on January 12, 1995; and ten siblings.
She leaves to cherish her memory four daughters: Janice (Bill) Raymond of Erie, Jayne Bonnell of Point Place, Michele (David) Delong of Luna Pier, and Kelly (Jeff) Martin of Temperance; one son: Bruce (Myra) Bonnell of Goose Creek, South Carolina; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and two sisters: Jessie McCormick of Tennessee and Ruby Davenport also of Tennessee.
Friends may gather from 12:00pm until a Celebration of Her Life at 1:00pm, Monday, August 23, 2010 at Merkle Funeral Service, Erie 9156 Summit Street; (734) 848-5185 (734) 848-5185 . Procession will follow to Ottawa Hills Memorial Park for interment.
Memorial donations for those who desire may be made to Erie-West Hospice or to Frenchtown Senior Daycare.
Edward Bonnell (____ - 1995)
Jayne Ann Bonnell (1954 - 2013)*
Ottawa Hills Memorial Park
Created by: Karen
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57592401
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