OBITUARY

Bonnie Faye Reedy

August 5, 1933February 9, 2015
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DECATUR -- Bonnie Faye Reedy, 81, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. She was with family at her home. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Saturday in Rolling Oaks Chapel. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Rolling Oaks Funeral Home. Memorials: Donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at stjude.org. Bonnie was born Aug. 5, 1933, in Houston. "Mimi" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her lifelong ministry was Christian education. She attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and had served as the director of education at New Colony Baptist Church in Billerica, Mass. Throughout her life, whether living in Texas, Connecticut, Alabama or Massachusetts, she shared the Gospel of Jesus by leading Bible studies, organizing VBS programs, teaching Sunday school classes for all ages, helping to start new churches and preparing others to lead and teach. Through her teaching, kindness and love, she helped to lead others to Christ including entire families. Bonnie also worked for Hanscom Federal Credit Union, HEB ISD, owned and operated two small businesses and managed the Plaza Cinema in Decatur, TX. An avid reader and Bible scholar, she most enjoyed spending time with her multitude of beautiful grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Reedy was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Katherine Denson Bailey; father, Ernest Mathew Bailey; husband, Tee Reedy; and nephew, Ernest Mathew Turner. Survivors: Daughter, Marilyn Faye Thornton and husband, Kenneth; sons, Allen Blake Conley and wife, Pauline, Russell Lee Conley and wife, Paige, Mark Theodore Reedy and wife, Wendy; sisters, Ivy Lynn Speer and husband, Bill, Mary Ernestine Turner and husband, Milton; and brother, Freddie Henderson Bailey and wife, Beverly. Mimi is also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild on the way.

Services

  • A Celebration of Life

    Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 14, 2015

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Greg Hall

March 9, 2015

I am so glad Bonnie joined her family to Tee's family. I had not know that she too had journeyed at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Anne Herndon

February 14, 2015

A lovely lady who loved her family well and loved others beautifully. I'm so sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you in sweet ways during this season.

Tammie Witt

February 13, 2015

Marilyn, Your mother was a very special person. She was able to touch the lives of many people. We are all blessed individuals for knowing her.

Ricky & Pat Ribeiro

February 12, 2015

Bonnie meant so much to Ricky and me and our family. She was our "Mom in the Lord". We're so thankful for the friendship and fellowship we've shared over the years. Her pain and suffering are over and she and Tee are with the Lord waiting for all of us to join them. We are grateful for the impact she and your family had in our lives. Be comforted with all the wonderful memories you have.

Sara Morrow

February 12, 2015

We're thinking about you, Mark, and keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Chuck and Judy Black

February 12, 2015

Cheryl, So sorry to hear of the lose of you Mom, but know you have not lost her, just a temporary separation until you meet again in heavan. We love you and are praying for God's strength at this time. Wish we could be there to help out.
Chuck and Judy

Jane Schraceo

February 11, 2015

We are so very sorry for your loss. Lifting you up in our prayers and trusting God to hold you close. Your mom will be so missed! Sending our love and hugs, Always, Jane and leroy

Karen Whitaker

February 11, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss.

Andrea Trout

February 11, 2015

Sorry for your loss. Praying for your sweet family. Love you guys, Bill, Andrea, Zach and Ash

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