Geraldine “Jerry” Franken Bonnin, 86, of Orange, passed away Aug. 8, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm, Friday, Aug. 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Robby Simon. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00pm-3:00pm, Friday, prior to the service.
Born in Farmington, NM, on April 13, 1929, she was the daughter of Earl C. Stewart and Beatrice Kiggins.
She was preceded in death by her daughters, Darlene Lambert and Carol Franken; sister, Alfreda Smith; and grandson, James Whitehead.
She is survived by her children, James Franken and wife, Marie, of San Augustine, Florida, Nancy Prouse and husband, Charles, of Bridge City, Diana Whitehead, Susan Haley, Robert Franken and Christella Callahan, all of Orange, and Kandis Dallas and husband, Johnny, of Little Cypress; 21 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Audrey Downey, Lois Franken and Ruby Zinni.
She was a great lady who will truly be missed by all that knew her.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Boyett, Matthew Lambert, Jared Callahan, Mason Dallas, Dawson Dallas and Tristain Casiano.