Funeral services for Bonnie Mendonsa were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green, with pastor Mike Gillen and lay pastor Greg Wyble officiating. Burial was at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation was Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Mendonsa was born Nov. 29, 1924, the daughter of Cleve Henry and Nettie Lillian Turpin Wyble. She married Charles E. Mendonsa, Sr. on Oct. 16, 1943. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son Charles E. Mendonsa Jr. (Buzz) and wife Sherry of Eolia; three grandchildren Nicky Nelson and husband Richard Nelson, Tony Mendonsa, and Michelle Mendonsa; three great grandchildren Ian Nelson, Kelbe Nelson, and Nolan Mendonsa; one brother Charles Wyble of Eolia; and one sister Nannie Elder of Frankford. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; four brothers Henry Cash Wyble, Clark Turpin Wyble, John Byron Wyble, and Harold Glenden Wyble; three sisters Lola Margaret VanNess, Mildred Lee Hayden, and Frances Willene Brown.
Bonnie grew up and lived in Pike County all of her life. She attended Eagle Point grade school and Eolia High School. Mrs. Mendonsa was a member of the United Methodist Church in Eolia, the Eastern Star, a 4-H Leader, and was involted in numerous other local organizations. Her whole purpose in life was to provide comfort and support for those that were hurting.
Serving as pallbearers were David Brown, Cole Wyble, Harry Elder, Lester Elder, Everett Earl VanNess, and Harold Lee Elder. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Wyble, Little Harold Wyble, Chad Elder, and Alvin Lee Welch.
Memorials may be made to the Pike County Home Health and Hospice or the United Methodist Church in Eolia