Obituary for Bonnie Atnip (Hawkins)
Bonnie Atnip, 90, of Farmington, MO, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017, at her residence. She was born September 28, 1926, to the late Walter Hawkins and Augusta (Aldridge) Hawkins in Patterson, MO.
In addition to her parents Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Atnip, and two sisters, Grace Westmoreland and Thelma Gentry.
She is survived by, three sons, Jerry L. Atnip and his wife Mary Ann of Troy, MO, Gary Wayne Atnip and his wife Sondra of Florissant, MO, and Eric Atnip of Farmington, MO; one brother, Jim Hawkins and his wife Betty of Patterson, MO; one sister, Lucille Benne of Weingarten, MO; eight grandchildren, Greg, Joe, Melissa, Ashley, Austin, Ethan, Shelly, and Elizabeth; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Bonnie worked as a beautician for many years and had operated shops from St. Louis to Piedmont. She lived most of her life in the St. louis area and moved to Patterson, MO, during retirement years.
She was of the Christian Faith and a member of Full Gospel Assembly of God Church in Patterson, MO.
She was very outgoing, loved talking to people, and was a wonderful cook. Bonnie was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
Graveside services were held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 12:00pm at Atnip Cemetery in Patterson, MO. Eric Atnip officiated. Online Condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com