Bonnie Emma Ivester

Bonnie Emma Ivester

Bonnie Emma Ivester of Ironton passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at The Baptist Home. She was 96.

She was born on May 27, 1922 in Old Appleton, the daughter of the late Louis and Emma (Boren) Moll.  She was raised by the late Euphrates and Dell Bonnie.

Bonnie is survived by four children, Cindy Edwards of Charlotte, NC, Melody Hodges of St. Charles, Bruce James of Putnam, CT and James Garner of Napa, ID.  Also surviving are her daughter-in-law, Patricia Strange of Ironton, 11 grandchildren, 15 great- grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Ivester on March 13, 2007.  She was also preceded by two children, Linda Ruth James and Jimmy James, and her sister, Helen Gibbs.

Bonnie was a graduate of Jackson High School.

She worked as a floral arranger in a flower shop.  She was a member of Marble Creek United Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2 p.m. with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. prior to the service.  Interment was in Arcadia Valley Memorial Park.  Online condolences may be made to the family at