Bonita “Bonnie” London – April 21, 2016

Lifelong educator, 71 year old, Bonnie London was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. She is the daughter of the late M. Eugene and Marguerite Jones Bullard.  Bonnie passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 21st.

Bonnie, a “die hard” Bulldog fan and history buff graduated from Sullins College and the University of Georgia, and received an M. Ed. from Georgia State University. She taught in the Atlanta Public School System as well as serving as Elementary School Principal and Instructor in the Governor’s Honors Program. Bonnie founded her own company to provide staff development to school systems throughout Georgia, and as a consultant, she served with the North Georgia RESA and Georgia State Dept. of Education.  Later she served as an education instructor at Coastal Georgia College and Armstrong State University.  Bonnie also authored three Georgia History textbooks used across the state of Georgia.

Her hobbies included bridge, golf, reading, and fishing or just relaxing and watching the Crooked River as tides came and went throughout the day. Bonnie, widely known for her compassion and dedication, was one of the founding members of The Honey Creek Episcopal Church under the leadership of Reverend Linda McCloud. During the past six years, she was an active member of King of Peace Episcopal Church in Kingsland GA.

A memorial service will be held Friday, April 29th at 11:00am at King of Peace Episcopal Church in Kingsland GA with The Rev. Al Crumpton officiating. A reception will follow the service. Your thoughts and prayers are requested for her beloved family and many friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her sister, Sandra Bullard Nichols (Robert) of Jacksonville, Fl., Sister-in-law Nancy Kelly Bullard, of Wilmington, N. C., nieces/nephews Sandy, Catherine, Robbie, Gene, and Michael, stepson Mark Mathis, and many beloved great nieces and nephews, family, and friends.

The family is grateful for the support of Allison Memorial Chapel, and the King of Peace Church family. In lieu of flowers, Bonnie has requested donations to the King of Peace Building Fund.

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.

 

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