Bonnie Louise Martin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | November 15, 2016 8:50 am

Last Updated: March 3, 2017 at 8:23 am

RUM GULLY – Ms. Bonnie Louise Martin, age 63, entered into rest Saturday evening, November 5, 2016, at her home in the heart of Rum Gully Community of Islandton.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning, November 12, 2016, from the graveside at Peniel Baptist Churchyard, 37 Forks Road, Islandton.

Bonnie was born April 22, 1953 while her father was on a job in Paducah, Kentucky. She was daughter of the late Dorrell (D.M.) Martin of Martin Well Drilling and the late Betty Morningstar Martin of The Rum Gully Christmas Lights.   She came home to Rum Gully when she was only four days old following her grandfather’s (Papa’s) death. There were five children in her family. Bonnie, who spent most of her life by her beloved Mama’s side, Jacquelyn Martin Jarrell of Walterboro, the late John Dorrell Martin, Sr. who died in 2009, and his surviving wife, Barbie of Islandton, the late Margie Beasley who died in 2004, and a four-month-old baby, Connie, who died on December 23rd, 1954.   Also surviving are nine nieces and nephews and twenty great nieces and nephews.

Bonnie was a very talented and creative person. In her earlier years, she was employed at Kentucky Finance; however, her devotion and greatest pride was her love and devotion to her mother.   She was a true mother to her beloved K9 companions, “Woogie” and “Happy”.

Please make contributions in her memory to: M.A.M.A.S. (Mary Ann Morris Animal Society, Inc.)
Post Office Box 1151, Bamberg, South Carolina 29003.

Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit our online registry at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.

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