Bonnie Carol Boucher (Nana) peacefully passed away after a short illness at St. Joseph's Hospital on June 29, 2022 surrounded by her family.
Bonnie was born in Myakka City, Florida on January 20, 1934. She often reminisced on the joys of her childhood and the time she spent with her eight siblings. Her love of games, shorebirds, and playful spirit remained throughout her life.
She spent much of her early life in Orlando, Florida where she would go on to meet US Air Force radar and telemetry specialist John Franklin Boucher, the love of her life.
Bonnie and Frank married on September 5, 1954 in Bradenton, Florida and had two daughters, Stephanie and Daphanie (Shelly). They enjoyed an adventurous family life and experienced living abroad in Germany and stateside in California, Mississippi, Florida, and Georgia.
After 23 years of service, Frank retired from the Air Force and the family settled in Satellite Beach, Florida, a place Bonnie fondly referred to as "paradise". After years at the beach, they would move on to Richmond Hill, Georgia where they became active members of the First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill community which Bonnie considered her second home and family.
Bonnie, or Nana to those closest to her, adored spending time with her family and friends, cooking and baking for all those around her, and never said no to a round of cards or her favorite game, Aggravation. She also looked forward to her Friday night card group.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Franklin Boucher; parents, Carl and Dora Alderman; and siblings, Alberta Alderman, Clara Holcombe, Volgia Petty, Ken Alderman, Margie Alderman, and Duane Alderman.
She is survived by her daughter, Shelly McLoney; granddaughters, Peyton McLoney and her husband, Chris Brown and Erin McLoney of Satellite Beach, Florida; daughter, Stephanie and her husband, Caroll Scofield of Richmond Hill, Georgia; granddaughters, Natalie Hatala and her husband, Nicholas of Richmond Hill, Georgia, and Samantha Malcolm and her husband, Brandon of Atlanta, Georgia; great-grandchildren, Wesley and Marianne Hatala; brother, Glen Alderman; sister, Carlene Alderman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to specifically acknowledge the St. Joseph Hospital 5th Floor North doctors, nurses, and support staff for their compassionate and loving care. They would also like to acknowledge Bonnie's friends and First Baptist Church family for their love and fellowship throughout the years.
Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Richmond Hill First Baptist Church with Reverend Scott Baker officiating. Bonnie’s family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.
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