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Bonnie Loretta Huffman
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1933
Whitewater
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1954
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

Young murder victim. The incident became famous nationwide when her body was found in Delta, Missouri and a nationwide manhunt began for her killer. Even after 50 years, her murder remains unsolved.

Daughter of Otto Huffman and Lillie Bollinger Huffman.

Bonnie was valedictorian of her 1950 high school class and played basketball. She attended Missouri State Teacher's College on scholarship and using what she earned working at a Woolworth's store. She took a job at Buckeye School in Old Appleton, teaching grades K-8 in one room. Bonnie helped support her mother and brother. She paid to put electricity into their three-room farmhouse; she covered the bills when farming didn't. She is still missed, said friends and family.
(DAILY AMERICAN REPUBLIC, 06/Jul/2004)


 
 
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 Parents:
  Otto W Huffman (1904 - 1934)
  Lillie Berniece Bollinger Huffman Thiele Snider (1909 - 1997)
 
 Sibling:
  Bonnie Loretta Huffman (1933 - 1954)
  Bobby G. Thiele (1936 - 2011)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery
Marble Hill
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec A, Row 9, Plot 149, Grave 3
 
Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Jan 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10281894
Bonnie Loretta Huffman
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Bonnie Loretta Huffman
Added by: Tim Crutchfield
 
Bonnie Loretta Huffman
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- brenda joyce
 Added: Jul. 26, 2012

- Jean ღ
 Added: Jul. 9, 2009
Aunt Bonnie was a treasure to our family & her community. She is still remembered by her family that never even knew her but wish to keep her in our memories & hearts still. She will never be forgotten.
- Melissa Ross- Ausley
 Added: Sep. 11, 2008
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