Bonnie Lou Walters

    Bonnie Lou (Phillips) Walters, 63, of West Liberty, Ohio, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born in Columbus, Ohio, on April 11, 1949, to the late Frank and Thelma Myers Phillips-Seimet.
    On March 2, 1968, she married Jerry Wayne Walters and he survives along with two sons, Tracey (Rhonda) Walters of Convoy, Ohio, and Trent Walters of Columbus; a daughter, Trista (Keith) Hardwick of West Liberty, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Shelby, Chase, Marissa, Brooks and Lauren Walters, and Andrew, Sophia, Isabella and Owen Hardwick; nine siblings, Barry Phillips of Lima, Ohio; Tonda (John) Ricker of Fort Jennings, Ohio; Travis Phillips and Jeff (Miriam) Phillips, both of Mississippi; Todd Phillips of Las Vegas; Terry Phillips of Cloverdale, Ohio; Dorenda (Rob) Adams of Mississippi; Rhonda (David) Spiess of Ridgeville Corners, Ohio; and Lana (Robert) Addis of Antwerp, Ohio; three step-siblings, Doris (Richard) Birkmeier and Richard (Joni) Seimet, both of Ottawa, Ohio; and Carol (Dennis) Catrell of Fort Jennings, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Jay (Brenda) Phillips; a step-father, Lavern Seimet; and a step-sister, Marilyn Narthar.
    Bonnie had formerly worked at Fleetwood Motor Homes in Decatur, Honda of America, and as a school bus driver for West Liberty-Salem Schools. She attended Christ Our King Church in Bellefontaine.
    A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, June 12,  at 11 a.m. at Christ Our King Church in Bellefontaine, with Pastor Robin Ricks and Norlin Ricks officiating.
    The family will receive friends on Monday, June 11 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church, and one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.
    Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty.
     Memorial contribution may be made in Bonnie’s memory to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care.
    Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home in West Liberty.
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