Bonnie Lou (Pennell) Pry
Bonnie Lou Pry, age 83, of Shiloh, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Hospice House in Ashland.
She was born September 21, 1928 in Richland County, Ohio the daughter of Charles E. and Myona (Noble) Pennell. Both of her parents died by the time Bonnie was three years old, so she was raised by her grandparents Florin and Dott (Starkey) Noble.
Bonnie was a 1947 graduate of Shiloh High School and a 1961 graduate of Mansfield Beauty College. She retired as the owner of Bonnie’s Beauty Shop in Shiloh after serving clients for 35 years. She was a member of Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, Bee Square Club, Rome Country Club, and Canasta Club in Shelby. She was the founder of Young Mothers Club in Shiloh in 1952 – known today as Jiffy Mothers Club and was the co-founder of The Town & Country Garden Club. Playing and hosting euchre parties was something Bonnie really enjoyed. Entertaining guests at her home was rewarding for Bonnie. She and her late husband Everett travelled extensively. Bonnie loved the companionship of her pet dogs through the years.
Bonnie is survived by her son: Samuel (Jodi) Pry of Ashland; 2 daughters: Ginger (Attorney Mark) Mangie of Canfield, Gwendolyn (Charles) Doty of Mansfield; 4 grandchildren: Alex Mangie, Chad E. Pry, Adam (Natalie) Pry, Brittany Pry; 3 great grandchildren: Bronson Pry, Leif Pry, Wyatt Pry; 2 sisters-in-law: Helen Pry of Adario and Ramona Pennell of Shiloh. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Everett Pry, Jr. in 1994; a brother: Robert C. Pennell.
Friends may call on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby and from 9:30 AM-10:30 AM on Thursday at Mt. Hope Lutheran Church in Shiloh. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM at the church with Rev. John Wannamaker officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorials may be made to Mount Hope Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Cass-Bloomingrove-Shiloh Fire Department. To leave a condolence or a memory please visit: penwellturner.com