April 11, 1949-June 7, 2012
Bonnie Lou (Phillips) Walters, 63, of West Liberty, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, at her home.
She was born on April 11, 1949, in Columbus to Frank and Thelma Myers Phillips-Seimet, who preceded her in death.
On March 2, 1968, she married Jerry Wayne Walters, who survives in West Liberty.
Other survivors include two sons, Tracey (Rhonda) Walters of Convoy and Trent Walters of Columbus; a daughter, Trista (Keith) Hardwick of West Liberty; nine grandchildren, Shelby, Chase, Marissa, Brooks and Lauren Walters, and Andrew, Sophia, Isabella and Owen Hardwick; nine siblings, Barry Phillips of Lima, Tonda (John) Ricker of Fort Jennings, Travis Phillips and Jeff (Miriam) Phillips of Mississippi, Todd Phillips of Las Vegas, Terry Phillips of Cloverdale, Dorenda (Rob) Adams of Mississippi, Rhonda (David) Spiess of Ridgeville Corners and Lana (Robert) Addis of Antwerp; three stepsiblings, Doris (Richard) Birkmeier and Richard (Joni) Seimet, of Ottawa and Carol (Dennis) Catrell of Fort Jennings; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Jay (Brenda) Phillips; her stepfather, Lavern Seimet; and a stepsister, Marilyn Narthar.
Mrs. Walters had formerly worked at Fleetwood Motor Homes in Decatur, Ind., Honda of America and as a school bus driver for West Liberty-Salem Schools. She attended Christ Our King Church in Bellefontaine.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Our King Church in Bellefontaine with Pastor Robin Ricks and Norlin Ricks officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the church and one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty.
Memorial contribution may be made in Walter’s memory to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Kauffman-Eichholtz Funeral Home in West Liberty.
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com