Bonnie J. Rowe, 56, of St. Augustine, Fla., passed away Feb. 23, 2010, at Flagler Hospital. She was born in Centerline, Mich., and had resided in St. Augustine since 1992.
Bonnie was a loving wife, caring mother, and warm friend to all.
She grew up in Warren, Mich., and in 1973 graduated with a bachelor"s degree from Western Michigan University. She enjoyed learning and in 2009 was awarded a master"s degree from the University of Florida. From 1979 to 1992 Bonnie worked at The Way International in New Knoxville, Ohio. Bonnie continued her service in St. Augustine, as a volunteer home fellowship coordinator for The Way International until her final breath. Bonnie was employed by the University of Florida in 2000, teaching nutrition in St. Johns County School System.
Bonnie made friends wherever she walked and always looked to help anyone she could. She was a virtuous Christian lady who will be missed by all, yet remembered by the spark of goodness she left upon the lives of each of us who knew her.
She was the daughter of the late James and Eileen Godman and sister of the late James Godman.
Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Sunday at Craig Funeral Home Chapel.
She is survived by her husband of 30 years, David; children, Craig, Annah, and Carrie Rowe, all of St. Augustine; sisters, Barbara Bomber and Vicki Godman, both of St. Augustine; brothers, Charles Godman, Las Vegas, Nev., and Ralph Godman, Warren, Mich.
Craig Funeral Home, Crematory, Memorial Park is in charge of arrangements.