Mrs. Bonnie Kilpatrick (née Teel) died peacefully in her home on April 7, 2016 in Fayetteville, GA at the age of 69.
Bonnie is survived by Lester Epps her loving life-partner and caregiver as well as her four daughters Mary Ann (Tom) Permenter ; Kathy Kilpatrick (Brian) Baker, Stella (Matt Lanza) Kilpatrick and Erica Kilpatrick (Charles) Gaston; her grandchildren, Sarah Reagan and Kerrigan Permenter and Christopher, Elizabeth, Chase and Joseph Baker. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Hartley Kilpatrick and her parents, Polly and Marvin Teel. Her daughters remember her as a kind, joyous, graceful mom with an amazing sense of humor who encouraged them to pursue their goals. She was a passionate individual who loved caring for others, meeting others’ needs and being a good friend. She was an active and dedicated member of Harps Crossing Baptist Church.
A memorial service will be at 3:00 PM on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA with Pastor Ken Helms officiating. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bonnie’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the link at the bottom for Matt Lanza Bonnie’s son- in-law who climbs in honor of her every year at the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb with the Fayette County Fire Department, http://action.lung.org/site/TR/Climb/ALASE_Southeast?px=5696693&pg=personal&fr_id=13010 or directly to the American Lung Association, at http://www.lung.org/. The family would like to thank the healthcare workers of Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Care South Home Health and Serenity Hospice for their dedication to healthcare and for taking care of Bonnie in her last years.
C.J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel • www.mowellfuneralhome.com