1941 - 2021
Bonnie Mae Russell, 79, passed away unexpectedly on January 4, 2021, at her residence in Eugene, OR. She was a strong, beautiful woman loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Bonnie was born on Sept. 8, 1941, in Dyess, Arkansas to Ander and Ona Henson. She moved to Oregon with her family when she was just a girl.
She worked as a nurses' aide for many years before later becoming a caregiver.
Bonnie enjoyed going for long walks at the mall, attending church and contributing to their potlucks, reading, and playing games on her laptop. She also liked to joke and laugh, and loved her dogs (her other kids) dearly. She had a love for peanut butter and collecting dolls. Bonnie's greatest love was her family and spending time with them, especially during the holidays.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert "Bob" Russell; her children, Carl Sibert, David Sibert, and Randal Russell along with 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Charles, and her daughter, Debbie.
A burial service has been arranged by Springfield Memorial Funeral Home in Springfield, OR, and will be held on January 15, 2021, at 1:00 pm. Due to Covid 19 only Family and Close Friends.
Please sign the guest book at www.registerguard.com/legacy