06 August 2012

Amanuensis Monday - Obituary - Bona "Bonnie" Ethel Anderson

Excerpted from the book "Mayfield: Then & Now" by Elaine Evans Clark and Sherry Stocking Kline, published in 2003.

Bona Ethel Anderson of Mayfield died Thursday, January 2, 1986, at St. Luke's Hospital.  She was 86. Miss Anderson was a retired telephone operator.  She was a resident of Mayfield all of her life.  

She was born Nov. 10, 1899, in Mayfield. She was a member of the Mayfield Federated Church. 

Survivors include two nieces, Janice Bothwell, Garden City, and Joan Grim, Wichita; and one nephew, Neel Anderson, Harlingen, Texas.  

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.  

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. today, at the Mayfield Federated Church.  The Reverend Harold Borhauer officiated. 

Interment was in the Osborne Cemetery, Mayfield.  Donna Yearout, Wanda Stayton, Jane Stayton and Ida Borhauer sang "In the Garden," and "Ivory Palaces."  The organist was Berniece Myers. 

Casket bearers were Larry Ford, GEne Heasty, Robert Yearout, Dean Miller, Roy Stayton and Gene Metzen.  Honorary casket bearer was John Duvall.  

A memorial has been established with the Mayfield Federated Church or the Mayfield Friendship Meals. 

Frank Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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