Bonnie Lucy Sherrill

Bonnie Lucy Sherrill, 91 years, 7 months, and 15 days old, passed to Heaven on May 5, 2016 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo., with her family by her side.

Bonnie was born Sept. 21, 1924 in Longrun, Mo., to Preston and Ulah (Hart) Friend.

On Jan. 9, 1964 Bonnie and Harry Sherrill were united in marriage in Ozark County, Mo.

She was a Christian and had attended the Murray Church.
Bonnie enjoyed gardening, flowers, singing and going to church.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband  “Harry” Sherrill in 2010; son-in-law, Fred Searcy; four brothers, Quentin, Earlin, John and Samuel Friend; one sister, Lorene Hooton; and a grandson, Aaron Miller.

Bonnie is survived by two daughters, Doris Searcy, Ava, Mo., and Avis Miller, and husband, Eddie, Gainesville, Mo.; two step-children, Gordon Sherrill and wife, Carolyn, Wasola, Mo., and Wilda Walls and husband, Willy, Roy, Wash.; three grandchildren, Greg Friend,  Paula Cairns, Leslie Yearwood; three step-grandchildren, Brian Sherrill, Sandy Stotts and Barry Walls; two great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Eunice Green, Springfield, Mo.; one brother, James Otis Friend, Bolivar, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Bonnie were Monday, May 9, 2016 at  2 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Chapel, Ava, Mo., with burial in the Murray Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 1 p.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating was the Rev. Junior Hall. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Disabled American Veterans.

Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.