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Bonita Gail Woodring, age 83, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017.
The daughter of Jack and Linniebelle (Brown) Burns, she was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Greenville, Pa.
After graduation from high school, Bonnie became a member of the United States Air Force. She proudly served from 1952 to 1955, earning the rank of Airman Second Class.
Upon her honorable discharge from the military, she pursued an education in nursing, and worked as a registered nurse for Ashtabula County Board of DD for twenty years.
Bonnie lived a wonderful life with her husband, Phillip Woodring, whom she married on Jan. 29, 1962.
She enjoyed playing bridge, sewing, and making quilts. She was a member of the Sew What Quilt Club at the Ashtabula Senior Center, and the Kingsville Quilters at the Simak Welcome Center. She also enjoyed reading and being involved with the Kingsville Library. She was an original Friend of Library, and volunteered a lot of her time, including working the Lawn Sale.
Bonnie was an amazing woman, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, and for that she will be dearly missed.
She leaves behind her beloved husband, Phil Woodring; daughters Karen Cobb, Victoria Gilliam, and Anita (Rob) Woodring-Lewis, all of N.C.; son, Phillip (Debi) Woodring of Sheffield; brother, Thomas Brown; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Lee Mitchell.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date by DUCRO SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula. www.ducro.com
Published on March 21, 2017
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