Bonnie Lea Kimberlin


    Bonnie Lea Kimberlin of Sullivan, Missouri was born on November 5, 1931 in Elmont, Missouri to Rudolph and Maude (Tyree) Blankenship and passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022 at the age of 91 years.


    She married John L. Kimberlin Jr. on June 7, 1952.
    Bonnie and John lived in St. Clair, Missouri until 1992 where Bonnie was first employed by Paco. After her children were born, she was a stay-at-home mom. She would later return to work at Pacer where she remained until she retired.
    In 1992 Bonnie and John moved to Sullivan, Missouri to make it their final home. She and John enjoyed traveling, fishing and camping.
    Bonnie also attended First Assembly of God in Sullivan, Missouri.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, John Kimberlin; parents, Rudolph and Maude Blankenship; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Marie Kimberlin; two brothers, Ross and Earl Blankenship; three sisters, Melba Brown, Donna Collins and Anna Mae Strauser.
    Bonnie is survived by her children, Greg Kimberlin and wife Joyce of Bourbon, Missouri and Michele Krygiel and husband Thomas of Sullivan, Missouri; four grandchildren, Ryan Kimberlin and wife Angela of Cuba, Missouri, Tyler Kimberlin and wife Bekah of Fairbury, Nebraska, Chelsey Surdam and husband Shawn of St. James, Missouri and Tommy Krygiel of Sullivan, Missouri; seven great grandchildren, Maddie Hancock, Maxwell, Porter, Emmet, Foster and Graham Kimberlin and Ruger Surdam; one sister, Betty Jo Woods of Sullivan, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at noon on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor John Blackmore officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri