Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Bonnie Jean Moomaw

Bonnie Jean Moomaw, age 85, of Shelby, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home in Mansfield.

 She was born February 14, 1930 in Greenwich, Ohio the daughter of the late Ralph and Mabel (Ebersole) Fagan. Bonnie was a 1949 graduate of Shelby High School and was a homemaker. She was a caregiver for many years at a number of places including Crestwood Care Center. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Shelby, and enjoyed traveling, playing euchre, cooking, singing and dancing.

 Bonnie is survived by her long-time companion with whom she made her home: Jim Ensman of Shelby; a son: Michael (Kathryn) Moomaw of Dunwoody, GA; 3 daughters: Julie (Greg) Geer of Shelby; Karen Berg of Olathe, KS; Becky (Rodney) Groshens of Rochester, MN; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; 2 brothers: Dean (Ann) Fagan of Bucyrus, Bennie (Connie) Fagan of Shelby; a sister: Pat Meyer of Plymouth. She was preceded in death by her husband: Charles E. Moomaw in 1987, 2 brothers: Leonard Fagan and Junior Fagan, and a sister: Pam Haley.

 Family and friends are welcome on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Rev. Russel Yoak will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Willard.


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Memories & Condolence

  1. Jason Hensley says:

    Grandma you will be missed!

  2. Joyce Phillips says:

    Ralph and I enjoyed many dinners and dances with your parents in past years. My condolences to your family . I will always remember Bonnie’s smile and all the great food she cooked for our many dinners.
    My deepest sympathy to the Family.

  3. Jane Pappas says:

    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. mary ann snow says:

    Prayers with all. I worked at Crestwood nursing home years ago with Bonnie.

  5. Philip Pappas says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking about all of you.

  6. Tim Ensman says:

    Family, friends and acquaintances, Over the years I knew Bonnie as a caring lady who gave much happiness to my uncle Jim. I will always have fond memories of Bonnie. Her latter years were taken form her by Alzheimer’s but before that — one heck of a woman.

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