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Mary Margaret Louise Ward Bonham


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Mary Margaret Louise Ward Bonham Obituary
Mary Margaret Louise Bonham

Mary Margaret Louise Ward Bonham passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee, She was a long time resident of Mountain Home. Louise was born on December 11, 1917 in Quail Spur, MO to Floyd Edward and Orleva "Doll" Ward. After the death of her mother, she was raised by her Aunt Margaret "Auntie" and Menard "Uncle" Stookey.

Louise married Paul H. Bonham on November 12, 1937, and had three children, Jerry L. Bonham (Kathy) of Santa Rose, California, Anita Gail Snyder (Terry) of Mountain Home, AR, and Paul D. Bonham (Claudia) of Cordova, Tennessee. She was blessed with five grandchildren, Amy Rousse (Webb) of Fort Smith, AR, Mandy Massey (Mike) of Morrilton, AR, Paul Randall Snyder (Alexis) of Pittsburg, KS, Paul Jason Bonham (Brittany) of Austin, TX and Katherine Stoll of Santa Rosa, CA. She had five great grandchildren, Bailey Rousse, Webb Paul Rousse, Avery Carter, Logan Carter, and Hunter Massey.

Louise, also known by family and friends as Mam-ma, was a member of First Christian Church of Mountain Home and had been a Sunday school teacher, deaconess, and treasurer of the ladies group. She worked as a sales lady for many years. She loved to play cards, go fishing, travel, and visit with her many friends and family. "Mam-ma" Bonham loved life.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joe Ward, a sister, Dixie Collins. She is survived by a sister, nieces, a nephew, her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren.

The service for Louise Bonham will be on April 4th, Wednesday at 10:00 AM, at Roller Funeral Home, Mountain Home, AR. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Flippin, AR. John Hargrave, brother of Claudia, will conduct the celebration of life service for Mary Margaret Louise Bonham. The visitation will be Tuesday, April 3rd from 6 to 8 at Roller Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Roller Funeral Home. Visit our online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Apr. 3, 2012
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