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Interment following funeral service

First Baptist Church of Monroe City
Tuesday January 5th, 2021

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Funeral Service

First Baptist Church of Monroe City
Tuesday January 5th, 2021

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Bonny Askey

Bonny Askey, age 74, of Monroe City, MO passed away at 8:52 am Thursday, December 31, 2020, at her home.  

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Monroe City. Brother Milton Baumgardner will officiate.  Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service.  The service will be streamed live on the Waters Funeral Home facebook page, starting a few minutes before 11:00 am on Tuesday.  The service may also be viewed after the service on Bonny's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com.

A visitation celebrating the life of Bonny Askey will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service on Tuesday January 5, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Monroe City.

Bonny was born on September 6, 1946, in Vandalia, Missouri the daughter of Thomas and Helen (Michael) McDannold.

She was united in marriage to Dale Askey on April 9, 1964 at the South Side Baptist Church in Vandalia, MO.

Survivors include her husband, Dale  Askey of Monroe City. one son, David (Leigh Ann) Askey of Hannibal, MO; one daughter, Kelly (George) Askey Lodes of Ballwin, MO; one sister, Lynne (James) Richmond of Moberly, MO; five grandsons, James (Juliette) Nahrgang, Paul (Sydney) Nahrgang, Parker (Ellen) Nahrgang, Alec (Ali) Askey, Chase Askey; two granddaughters, Hannah (Dylan) Carpenter, Caty Bier; ten great grandchildren and many other loved family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one great-granddaughter, Eden Nahrgang.

Bonny graduated from Vandalia High School Class of 1964 and went on to further her education at Hannibal-LaGrange College.

Bonny was a member of  First Baptist Church of Monroe City where she played the piano for over 45 years.  Bonny and Dale recently retired from the music ministry at the First Baptist church of Monroe City.  Bonny taught many of the area children how to play the piano over the years as well. She was a great cook and made the best pecan pies around. Bonny loved her family and spending time with them and was often found in the strawberry patch with her grandchildren making memories.  

Pallbearers will be James Nahrgang, Paul Nahrgang, Terry Critten, Bill Franklin, Jim Dorsey and Dennis Carson.

Honorary pallbearers are Parker Nahrgang, Alec Askey and Chase Askey.

Memorial contributions may be made to Benevolence Fund at First Baptist Church of Monroe City, 221 N Main St., Monroe City, MO, 63456.

Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Bonny's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com

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Our family sends prayers of God's comfort to Dale and all the family.
Dale Bland

Dale Bland Jan 12 2021 12:00 AM


Lynn and I were so sorry to learn of Bonnie`s passing. We remember so well our seeing you and Bonnie at the class reunions.
God`s Love & ours.
Lynn & Karen

Lynn & Karen Stuhlman Jan 11 2021 12:00 AM

Was such a joy to meet them both . They're so very hospitable. They shared about the Creation Museum. Now our daughter works at the Ark encounter and loves it.

Cheri Romer Jan 5 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Bonnie was a sweet and wonderful role model for me growing up. She was such a soft spoken and kind lady. I am so grateful she knew the Lord. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Brenda Burris Denton Jan 4 2021 12:00 AM

I have so many wonderful memories of Bonny and Dale throughout my childhood. Bonny was such a wonderful person. My sincerest sympathies to her family. The phrase A life well lived certainly applies for Bonny.

Sandy Jarman Siekmann Jan 3 2021 12:00 AM

Our deepest and most sincere condolences to Bonnys family. RIP dear lady

George and Pat lodes Jan 3 2021 12:00 AM

Just heard Dale, I am so sorry, I was there when you two started your journey you could not have made a better choice. So sorry good friend.

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