Bonnie Jo Nelson 1944-2021

A Visitation and Funeral Service Celebrating Bonnie’s Life

Saturday Morning, July 17, 2021

Visitation from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Service Begins at 12:00 PM

Garver Brick United Methodist Church

5670 Garver Church Road

Decatur, Illinois  62526

Bonnie Jo Nelson, 77 of Oakley died at 5:00 pm Monday, July 12, 2021 in OSF Hospital, Peoria, Illinois.

A Visitation and Service to celebrate Bonnie’s life will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 beginning at 10:00 am to 12:00, service at noon in the Garver Brick United Methodist Church (5280 Garver Church Road, Decatur, Illinois 62526). Burial will be at a later date at the Garver Brick Church Cemetery. Pastor Don Long will officiate. Memorials if desired may be made to the church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Bonnie was born in May of 1944, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Roger and Blanche Haynes. She was a District Manager for United Parcel Service and former owner of Castaways Bridal and Assignment Shop. Bonnie married Robert W. Nelson in December of 1964.

Surviving are her mother, Blanche Haynes; husband of 56 years, Robert W. Nelson; daughters, Kristine Nelson-Jones (Carl) of Argenta, Kelley Lawhorn (Dane) of Oakley; grandchildren, Angeline Jones-Beal, Chase, Lex, Rider and Lexus Lawhorn; brother, Rollie Haynes, sister, Laura Harris, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father.

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