Hardesty, Bonnie J.
Date: Sunday, January 2, 2011
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, MO 63028
Date: Monday, January 3, 2011
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Jefferson County Rescue Mission, 8943 Commercial Blvd, P O Box 210, Pevely, MO 63070
Bonnie Juanita (Ray) Hardesty, 76, of Festus, entered into rest Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. She was a homemaker that loved caring for her family, working crossword puzzles and bluegrass music. Born February 20, 1934, in Delaplaine, Arkansas, to the late Goah and Ruby (Williams) Ray, Sr.
She is survived by her loving family which includes her husband of 58 years, Robert E. Hardesty; sons: Rob (Sandy) Hardesty of Bloomsdale and Brian (Chery Rudisaille) of Festus; daughters: Mary (Jack) Schlittler of Arnold and Debbie (Greg) Lewis of Festus; brothers: Cecil Ray, Robert Ray, Lowell Ray, Rondal Ray and Jerry Ray all of AR and Larry Ray of Festus; sisters: Jean Brine of Knoxville, TN and Wanda Ray of Pocahontas, AR; 7 grandchildren: Ryan (Jenny) Hardesty, Becky (Adam) Perkins, Adam (Nichole) Lewis, Erin (Patrick) Lunsford, Zach Hardesty and Kylie Hardesty; 3 great grandchildren: Karly Perkins, Jacob Hardesty and Luke Perkins.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by 2 sisters: Ossie Ray and Ethel Larson; and a granddaughter, Hayley Hardesty.
Reverend Randy Casey will officiate service.