Bonnie Mae (Call) Lakey

Bonnie Lakey, 78 years, 11 months, 15 days old, passed away on Sept. 30, 2016 in O’Fallon, Mo.

Bonnie was born Oct. 15, 1937 at Girdner, Mo., to Arthur and Bertha (Durham) Call.

Bonnie and Eldo James Lakey were united in marraige in Ava in 1957 and to this union four children were born, twins Dan and Randy, Jeffrey Allen, and daughter, Tanya. They moved to St. Louis in the early 70’s.

Bonnie was a Christian and attended the Mid Rivers Mall Assembly of  God in Saint Peters, Mo., when she and EJ were able. When she was younger she and EJ enjoyed bowling, archery, and raising their children, later she enjoyed playing bingo, crossword puzzles, and reading the Bible. Above all she had a profound love of her savior Jesus Christ.

Bonnie worked for General Motors, in St. Louis for many years before retiring from there.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; her three brothers, Lawrence, Lonnie, and Bill Call; and an infant son, Jeffrey Allen.

Bonnie is survived by her husband of nearly 60 years, Eldo James or EJ; three children and their spouses, Randy and Rosemary Lakey, O’Fallon, Mo., Dan and Donna Lakey, Washington, Mo, and Tanya and Steve Robbins, of St. Charles, Mo.; grandchildren Mike, Robin, Eric, Jennifer, Amanda, Shannon, and Brady; and great-grandchildren, Lorraine, Alex, and Eli.

Funeral services for Bonnie were held at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home of Ava., on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. with visitation on Monday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Burial was in the Girdner Cemetery.  Officiating was Rev. Oren Alcorn. Memorials may be made to Girdner Cemetery at the funeral home.

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