Bonnie Lee Reid
Springfield, MO (Ava, MO)
Bonnie Lee Reid, 92 years, went home to Heaven on February 25, 2012 at Magnolia Square, Springfield, MO.
Bonnie was born February 9, 1920 in Ozark County, MO to James Everett and Willie Ethel (Steelman) Cantwell.
Bonnie was a resident of Springfield since 1995 moving from Ava, MO where she lived for many years.On June 27, 1938 Bonnie and Russell Reid were united in marriage and to this union eight children were born.
Bonnie was a retired Bookkeeper and Secretary. She worked for the Douglas County Herald and for Welton Gravel Co. in Ava. Bonnie became a Christian at an early age and was a member of the Ava General Baptist Church. She was also a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Almartha Chapter.
Bonnie enjoyed cooking, reading and visiting with all her friends and family. She was a great homemaker and loved her family.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Patricia Crane, infant son, David and a brother, Floyd Cantwell.
Bonnie is survived by six children, Beverly Reid, Springfield, MO, Lonnie Reid & wife Susan, Fairfield, CA, James Reid & wife Donna, St. Louis, MO, Gary Randall Reid, Alexandria, Virginia; Kathy Shaffer, Minneapolis, MN and Kirk Reid & wife, Jessika, Atlanta, GA, nine grandchildren, two step grandchildren, one great granddaughter,two sisters, Maxine Grote, Ava, MO, Jeanette Jones Loveland, Little Rock, AR, one brother, Carl Cantwell, Springfield, MO, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Bonnie will be Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with burial in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating will be Pastor Oren Alcorn. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.