OBITUARY

June "Bonnie" Yvonne Larimore

June 7, 1936July 13, 2021
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PEKIN ~ June Yvonne “Bonnie” Larimore, 85, of Pekin, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at her home.

Born June 7, 1936 in Wilsonville to Harry Burneil “Pete” and Virginia May “June” (Stiller) Templeton, she married Hillis C. “Red” Lawson on November 7, 1953 in Pekin. He died April 27, 1975. She later married Charles W. Marshall on August 10, 1989 in Warsaw, Missouri. He died February 7, 1992. She last married Donald Dean Larimore on June 7, 1994 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Surviving are her husband, Dean Larimore of Pekin; one son, Gary Lawson of Pekin; one daughter, Carol (Tim) Reed of Pekin; two granddaughters, Mary (Mark Ghidina) Schneider and Amy (Jeff) Frank, both of Pekin; one grandson, Daniel (Angie) Reed of Pekin; two great-grandchildren, Malorie (Aaron) Bramm and Andrew Schneider, both of Pekin; two great-great-grandsons, Francisco “Frankie” and Elliot; and one sister, Roberta Montgomery of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; one son, Mark Lawson; and one sister, Juanita Appleyard.

Bonnie worked for Hoyle Transportation in Pekin as a bus driver for over 25 years, retiring in 1998.

She was a member of Bayview Baptist Church in Washington.

Bonnie enjoyed quilting, square dancing, genealogy and making life photo albums for her children and grandchildren. Her greatest joy was her great-great-grandsons, “Frankie” and Elliot.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor Randy Justus will officiate. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Midwest Affiliate, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61637.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jeff Frank
  • Brock Frank
  • Daniel Reed
  • Aaron Bramm
  • Mark Ghidina
  • Andrew Schneider
  • Honorary Pallbearer - Tim Reed
  • Honorary Pallbearer - Gary Lawson

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 19, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, July 19, 2021

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Ron Pratt

July 17, 2021

Dean, I’m so sorry to have read about your beloved wife. I know you are a religious man and I believe your belief in GOD will give you the strength you need in this time of sorrow. Ron

John and Ellen Denler

July 15, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Praying the Lord will comfort you at this time, Carol. Your mom was an amazing woman.

Penny Lawson

July 14, 2021

Sierra Lynn Lawson-Russo, I’m so sorry to hear that your Grandmother has passed away. I know your father would be heartbroken. Gary Lawson I’m so sorry for your loss of your mother. You and my daughter will be in my prayers

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