Bonnie Kathylene McKay


    Bonnie Kathylene McKay of St. James, Missouri was born in Mexico, Missouri on November 22, 1952 to Roy Glenn and Hattie Marie (Moreland) Maylee and passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the age of 68 years, 4 months and 1 day.


    Bonnie married Donn McKay on March 25, 1986.
    Bonnie was a caretaker to many. Later in her life she put this characteristic of herself into helping others as she was a, Senior Companion to different people in the community. She was a big jokester and always played jokes on people. She loved gardening, her flowers brought joy to so many, she also enjoyed cooking and her family talks about her stuffing at Thanksgiving. Bonnie was seldom seen without her glass of sweet tea. She enjoyed word search puzzles, and listening to gospel music.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Donn McKay; sisters, Eula Lorraine, Norma Higdon, Kay Bradshaw and Wanda McKay; brother, Vernon Dale; and grandchildren, Kaden and Macie Lane.
    She is survived by her children, Jennifer Owens of Sullivan, Missouri and Michelle Miller of Rolla, Missouri; grandchildren, Tiffany Proctor, Darion Owens, Kaylee Ennis, and Mason Lane; great grandchildren, Korren Nichols, and Angeleah Proctor; sisters, Gracie Armer of Cuba, Missouri, Dorothy Maylee of Cuba, Missouri and Vickie Maxey of St. James, Missouri; brothers, Darel Maylee and wife Anita of Sullivan, Missouri, Eugene Maylee and wife Zola of Rolla, Missouri, Keith Maylee and wife Sheila of Bland, Missouri and Kenneth Maylee and wife Carolyn of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the St. James Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri with Pastor Brad Dimock officiating.
    Interment was in the Hickory Grove Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James, Missouri.