Ludlum (Fee), 77
Bonnie Kathleen Ludlum (Fee) died November 8, 2021 at her home. She was born in Hollywood and grew up in Fort Pierce, where she was a graduate of Dan McCarty High School. She was a longtime resident of Palm City and was a former Vice President of Branch Development at First National Bank in Stuart, where she worked for 30 years. After her retirement from the bank, she became a licensed real estate agent and lived in Hayesville, North Carolina and Okeechobee.
Bonnie was very active in the communities in which she lived. She was a longtime member of Soroptimist International of Stuart, an association of executive business and professional women, and Clay County North Carolina Master Gardener Volunteer Association, which emphasizes educating the public on gardening and horticultural issues. She was also a member of the St. Lucie Historical Society where her father, David M. Fee Sr., was a founding member and served as their first president.
In addition to her love of gardening, Bonnie loved being with her many friends and family and enjoyed fishing, visits to the casino, needlepoint, collecting coins and traveling.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Noah Ludlum of Okeechobee; son, Tim Ludlum (Anne-Marie) of Port St. Lucie; stepson, Mark Smith (Tammi) of Port St. Lucie; granddaughters, Jaclyn Wheaton (Devin) and Lindsay Bowers of Fort Pierce, Venessa Kilbourne of Port St. Lucie, Kristina Bowers-Munckton (Tom) of London UK; grandsons, Christian Ludlum of Lithia Springs, GA and Aaron Ludlum of Westminster, CO; and great grandchildren, Jourdan, Jayce, Devin II, Hudson and Iris; sisters, Letha Fowler (Bill) of Brunswick, GA and Sue Wolz (Mike) of Sebastian. She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Kelly Jean Bowers (Randy); and brother, David M. Fee, Jr. (Ann).
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, Chapters Health Foundation, 3010 W. Azeele Street, Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33609 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Visitation will be at 10am, Saturday, November 20, 2021 followed by the funeral service at 11am at Aycock Funeral Home, 505 S. Federal Highway, Stuart, FL 34994. Interment will follow at Fernhill Memorial Gardens, 1501 South Kanner Hwy., Stuart. A guestbook is available at AycockFuneralHome.com
There will be a reception after the services at The Barn and Pavillion at Mancil Ranch, 27401 SW Martin Highway, Okeechobee, FL 34974.
Published by Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 17, 2021.