Petty, 71, of New
Haven, IL, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2007, at her home.
Bonnie was born April 1, 1935 in Crittenden County, KY daughter of the late George and Opal (Kirk) Clayton.
Bonnie was MissPoseyCounty in 1953.
She was preceded by
husband, Gene Petty in 2002; a brother, Norman Clayton and sisters, Georgia
Marvel and Thelma Wright.
She is survived by
her sons, Dale Darr, Chuck and Larry Hester all of
Mt. Vernon, IN; daughters, Jean Cummings of Mt. Vernon, IN, Sheila Hester Watts
of Norris City, IL and Amy Hester of New Haven, IL.; a sister, Mildred Juncker and her husband Lloyd of Mt. Vernon, IN, a sister
in law, Shirley Clayton of Evansville, IN; 14 grandchildren, one serving in
Iraq with the military and 10 great-grandchildren.
will be held 10:00 AM Monday, January 8, 2006 at Austin Funeral Home, 1330 East
Fourth Street, Mt. Vernon, IN with burial in Bethsaida
Cemetery near Stewartsville, IN.
Friends may call
from until on Sunday, January 7, at the funeral home.