|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1925|
|Death: ||May 2, 2009|
Veeva Wesley Bonar
Funeral for Veeva Wesley Bonar, 83, Lawton, will be 2 p.m., today, at First Assembly of God with the Rev. Don Barnes, pastor, officiating.
Ms. Bonar died Saturday, May 2, 2009, in Lawton.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens under direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.
She was born Dec. 2, 1925, on the family farm outside Stillwater, to Virgil R. and Grace L. (Hesser) Robinson. She attended school in Orlando and graduated in 1942 from Orlando High School. The family moved to Vejelo, Cal., during World War II and to Oklahoma City in 1943. She sang at USOs for bond drives during the war and sang on WKY with Ken Wright. She was accepted at the Juilliard School of Opera but chose to move to Norfolk, Va., and married Francis Edgar Bonar in January of 1944. They lived in many locations with the military including Memphis, Ten., Miramar Navel Air Station in San Diego, Cal., and settled in Lawton in 1954. Mrs. Bonar began working as a telephone operator for civil service at Fort Sill in June of 1954 and retired March 21, 1987. She attended St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Western Hills Christian Church, and later became a member of the First Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Vicki Wilson, Simi Valley, Cal.; her son and daughter-in-law, Charles Phillip Bonar, Sr., and Leslie, Lawton; two sisters: Virginia L. Freeman and Vicki R. Gaskins, both of Oklahoma City; nine grandchildren: Charles Phillip Bonar, Jr. and his wife, Nikki; Kimberly Michelle Leif and her husband, Scott; Pamela Lee Bloodworth and her husband, David; Lona Pearl Condit; Kara Melissa Tomlin; Pansy Lisa Condit; Virgilia Reynolds, and her husband, Wade; Michael Paul Bonar; and Melanie Loriane Bonar; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Frances Lynn Eoff; and her granddaughter, Tracy Bonar.
An online guest book and sympathy cards are available at www.grayfuneral.com.
Francis Edgar Bonar (1921 - 1994)
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Created by: Wanda Jackson
Record added: May 07, 2009
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