Bonnie E. Bouse


    Bonnie E. Bouse of Bourbon, Missouri was born July 27, 1924 in Bourbon, Missouri to Walter and Florence (Jones) Pennock and passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the age of 95 years.


    She grew up in Dowler Mill, just outside of Bourbon, Missouri.
    Bonnie married Woodrow Bouse on April 8, 1945 at Bourbon, Missouri.
    Through the years, Bonnie and Woodrow lived at Anthonies Mill, near the Meramec River on Thickety Ford Road and on the Sprinkle farm in Leasburg, Missouri. However, after Woodrow’s passing in 1988 Bonnie made her way back to her original neighborhood and home place in Dowler Mill.
    Bonnie enjoyed quilting, sewing and seamstress work all through her life. She also enjoyed gardening and canning, flowers and cooking.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow L. Bouse; parents, Walter and Florence Pennock; one granddaughter, Rita Kaysinger; daughter-in-law, Eunice Bouse; and two brothers, Asa and Zane Pennock.
    She is survived by her children, Wanda Burnett and husband Marvin of Sullivan, Missouri, Virgil Bouse and wife Joan of St. James, Missouri, Lois Woodcock and husband Kenny of Sullivan, Missouri, Beverly Bouse of Cuba, Missouri and Sam Bouse of Cuba, Missouri; 15 grandchildren: James Burnett, Paula May (Chuck), Craig Bouse (Suzanne), Cary Bouse (Heather), Chad Bouse (Amber), Cynthia Woodcock, Brent Woodcock, Tyler Woodcock (Lindsey), Torrey Woodcock (Megan), Scott Volner (Amy), Rachel Parker, Tammy Schmidt (Chris), William Powers Jr., April Kennedy (Gil), and James Powers; 24 great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren; three brothers, Ben Pennock of Steelville, Missouri, Paul Pennock and wife Mildred of East Peoria, Illinois and Norbert Pennock and wife Phyllis of Bourbon, Missouri; one sister, Anita Schmidt and husband Norman of Bourbon, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Carmelita Pennock of Eldon, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation and funeral services will be private, for the family only.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Sullivan, Missouri.