Bonnie Rae Mallory
On September 26, 2019, Bonnie Rae Mallory departed this life peacefully in the care her granddaughter, Carrie Ruark. Bonnie was born May 26, 1934, in Spink, South Dakota.
Bonnie was an amazing woman who avidly enjoyed geneaology, as well as being a part of her community as a council member of Everton, Missouri, and serving as mayor, which she loved.
Bonnie was a recognized volunteer at the Dade County Library where she donated time for over 40 years.
Bonnie loved to knit and crochet and enjoyed keeping up with the American political system. Bonnie loved the Lord and was a member of the Everton Presbyterian Church. Bonnie also organized the annual Everton Picnic.
Bonnie was the matriarch to her family and always made sure they were taken care of. Bonnie is preceeded in death by her mother and father, Emma and Carl Cooper; her husband, Jimmy A. Mallory; two brothers, Benny and Junior Cooper; and her sister, Joyce Cooper.
Bonnie is survived by her daughter, Patricia Mallory Lagergren and husband, Richard, of Parkville, Missouri; one son, Allen R. Mallory and wife, Kara, of Ash Grove, Missouri; six grandchildren, Carrie and Gerry Ruark, of Greenfield, Missouri; Matthew Carpenter and Christy Brown of Kansas City, Missouri; Jamie Baker of Overland Park, Kansas; Katie Mallory and Kayce Hernandez, both of Grandview, Missouri; and Jessica Roseman of Kansas City, Missouri; ten great grandchildren: Cody and Tyler Ferwalt, Carrington Ruark, Tristen and Izabella Carpenter, Julianna Baker, Kooper Jones, Kareen and Elijah Hernandez and Kaydalene Parker.
Graveside services were held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Sinking Creek Cemetery. Following was a celebration of Bonnie Mallory’s life with a luncheon at Everton Community Building. Services were under the direction of Birch Funeral Home in Ash Grove, Missouri.
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