Bonnie Jean Cook Carter, age 73, of Gallipolis, died Friday March 24, 2006 at her residence. Born October 2, 1932 in Gallia County, she was the daughter of the late Griff and Edna Clyse Cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband Richard A. 'Dick' Carter, and by 3 brother in laws, Ray, George, and Charles 'Chod' Carter, and by a sister in law, Carol Carter.
Bonnie was a graduate of Cadmus High School, where she was a cheerleader. She was a member of The Gallipolis Emblem Club. She and her husband owned and operated Carters Plumbing in Gallipolis for many years.
She is survived by: Children: Mike (Betty Joe) Carter of Gallipolis, Charlene Carter of Gallipolis, and Rex )Denise) Carter of Westerville; 2 Sisters: Donita Simms of Rio Grande and Peggy (Larry) Bunsold of Maryville; 1 Brother: Griff (Pam) Cook of Bidwell; 6 Grandchildren: Joe (Marie) Carter of Gallipolis, Bryan (Mendi) Carter of Gallipolis, Jill (Justin) Morgan of Bidwell, Allen, Lacey and Kayla Carter all of Westerville; 3 Great Grandchildren: Brendan, Blaine, and Brodie Carter all of Gallipolis; Bonnie is also survived by many friends and her wonderful neighbors on Mabeline Drive; Brother in laws and Sister in laws: Rosalie, Eleanor, and Anna Lou Carter, Elizabeth 'Sis' Richards, Don and Ruth Carter, and Bill Carter.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday March 28, 2006 at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Father Charles Slagle officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Maonday from 5-9 P.M. Pallbearers will be: Rick Simms, Jeff Simms, Mark Carter, Charles 'Cap' Richards, Mike Saum, and Gary Schaefer. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Charles 'Woody' Carter, Daniel 'Tuck' Carter, Jeff Carter, Larry Hood, and Chuck Phillips. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike Gallipolis, Ohio 45631