Obituary of Bonnie Lee Paris
Bonnie Lee (Gatewood) Paris was born January 7, 1923 in Marland, OK to Earl Sherman & Florence Lee (Caldwell) Gatewood and passed from this life on October 30, 2017 at the age of 94.
Bonnie was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, and prayed daily that they would know God’s will for their lives. She was a supportive and loving minister’s wife to her husband Wendell and together they were a positive influence for many both in and out of the church. It was said recently by a family friend that “Bonnie was a master at taking care of her home and family”. Bonnie was a strong woman with a godly presence who will be missed by family and friends and those lives that she ‘touched’.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dr. Wendell Oliver Paris; and her brothers, Earl W. Gatewood and Jack D. Gatewood. She is survived by her sons, Stephen W. Paris and Phillip Paris; her brother, John Gatewood; 7 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Central Church of the Nazarene in Tulsa, OK with her graveside service following at 3:00 at Chelsea Cemetery, Chelsea, OK.
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