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Obituary: Bonnie Findley, Seymour

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Mrs. Bonnie Elaine Shippee Findley, 63, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at home.

Born July 16, 1950, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Robert “Bob” and Patsy “Pat” Gibson Shippee.

On April 2, 1993 in Louisville, KY, she married Richard D. “Rick” Findley. He preceded her in death February 11, 2009.

Bonnie was a 1968 graduate from Seymour High School and then furthered her education by attending and graduating from Indiana University in 1970 from the Division of General and Technical Studies. She was an x-ray Tech for Schneck Medical Center and after 18 years of service for Columbus Regional Hospital as a Radiation Therapist in the Cancer Center she retired. Bonnie attended Seymour Harvest Church and was very involved with the Deaconess and with Mission Outreach. She loved her church, clogging, taking photos of nature and taking care of others. Bonnie also volunteered for Reins to Recovery. She was always known for her very giving heart.

She is survived by her mother; children, Sean Hanna and Barbara (Tommy) Phelps; step-son, Matt (Misti) Findley; grandchildren, Jacob Stark, Aleia, Mattie and Mollie Findley; brother, Robert “Bud” (Debbie) Shippee; sisters, Connie Roney, Shirley (Perry) Knecht and mother-in-law, Rachel Findley and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; father; and father-in-law, Kenneth Findley.

Funeral services will be held at Voss Chapel on Saturday September 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Larry Robbins officiating.

Burial will take place at Riverview Cemetery with a Voss Dove release.

Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9a.m. until the time of service.

Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Funeral Service and memorials may be written to Seymour Harvest Church or Reins to Recovery, through Voss Funeral Service.

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