Basham Funeral Care - Bakersfield
3312 Niles St.
Bakersfield, CA 93306
(661) 873-8200


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Bonnie Christian, the daughter of Claud and Virgie Rogers, was born March 23, 1922 in Omaha (Boone County) Arkansas. She passed from this life October 29, 2016. Bonnie married Walker Christian in 1937 and they enjoyed 72 years together. In 1949 they made Arvin, CA their home for 43 years before moving to Bakersfield. Bonnie enjoyed 94 years of life with family and friends, enjoying family celebrations and the accomplishments of each. She attended the Dust Bowl Festival October 15th and just four days later became ill.
She was preceded in death by Walker Christian. She leaves behind her brother, Cecil (Janet) Rogers of Green Forest, Arkansas; son, Dean (Shirley) Christian of Arvin; daughters, Jean Christian of Bakersfield and Kaye (David) Royer of Edgewood, NM. She adored her five grandsons, eight great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday, November 2nd from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Basham Funeral Care (3312 Niles St.). A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, November 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at South Kern Cemetery (15543 S. Vineland Rd.).
Basham Funeral Care
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 2, 2016
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