Bonnie Perry


RUSSELLVILLE — Bonnie Ruth Minton Perry, 85, of Russellville passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013. She was a member of the Russellville Missionary Baptist Church.

Bonnie was born April 1, 1928 in Hazen, Ark., to the late John Minton and Ruth Minton. Bonnie is preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Perry.

She is survived by three children Doug Perry and wife Beth of Russellville, Kathie Perry Gunter and husband Verl Gunter of Midland, Texas, and Tim Perry of Hazen; seven grandsons, Chad Perry & Michael Perry of Bentonville, Ark., Jeff Perry of Russellville, Clay Gunter, Seth Gunter, and Joshua Gunter of Midland, Texas, and Tanner Perry of Hazen, and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and much loved family throughout the state and nation.

Bonnie was a beloved pastor’s wife serving in many capacities, one of which was AR state president for the American Baptist Association Ladies Auxiliary. She always showed God’s love with those whom she came in contact.

Bonnie was a wonderful cook and homemaker and she loved gardening. She will be missed by all.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 8th at Calvary Baptist Church in Hazen with Bro Ben Leonard officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. before the service.