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“It has been our pleasure knowing you for the past 20 plus years. We have shared not only grandchildren, but many happy memories as we watched them...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sheldon & Eloise Zimmerman - CA

“What a sweet, caring, gentle spirit Bonnie had. I was honored to call her a friend. The faith and love for her Lord shone through as she...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Boster - Indio, CA - Friend

“Aunt Bonnie, sister to my late father will be missed but never forgoten. She was a great inspiration to everyone she was around. Now she is the the...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Dave Smith - Greenacres, FL

“Bonnie was a beautiful person inside and out, I remember her fried biscuits years ago and they were good and I had never heard of them before. She...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Guffey - Greenacres, FL

“Penny and family, so sorry for your loss, but glad for the legacy she left. Many prayers are with you all.Haroldo and family ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Haroldo Camacho - Cathedral City, CA

“Penny your mom was a great inspiration in my younger life that has carried on in my life thru the years. She was one of the few people I totally...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Talma Free - Jefferson City, TN

“Penny & Angel - I'm so sorry for your loss - may you find peace & happiness knowing y'all are so loved ❤❤❤ ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Harvey - Palm Desert, CA

“She will be missed by everyone and remembered forever as a great caring woman. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Johnson - Dayton, OH - Family

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends. I will miss talking to her on Face Book. Living far apart makes it hard to see each other...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Edwards Piguet - Oldsmar, FL


Bonnie Mae Henson, 79, born May 21, 1937, in Xenia, Ohio, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 9, 2017. She resided in Indio, California at the time of her passing.
Bonnie will be forever missed by Husband Robert Henson of Springfield, Ohio, Two daughters Penny Belzman of Indio, California and Terri Baca of Springfield, Ohio. She is Also survived by her sister Lenora Koenig of Fairborn, Ohio, and two sisters in law Linda Smith and Jean Guffey. She had 13 Grandchildren, Angel Anderson, Arleesha Yetzer, Nathaniel Henson, Alexis and Raymond Zimmerman, Daryl, Tammy, and Daniel Belzman, Kristina Bentsen, as well as Michael, Greg, Kaitlyn, and Isaiah Baca. She had 6 great grandchildren Jaxon, Ellie, Athena, Cole, Skyler, and Elias. We cannot forget her beloved Dog Sugar, that she loved almost as much as her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. ;-)
Bonnie was preceded in death by her son William Henson, parents Alvin and Clara Smith, brothers Albert (Butch), Marvin, and Alvin Smith, sisters Alberta Johnson and Alma Smith.
Bonnie moved to Indio, California in 1981 after living in Cleveland, Ohio for many years serving at a mission church.Bonnie loved serving the lord by helping others. When she moved to Indio she found The First Church of the Nazarene which is now Las Palmas Community Church and served there for over 36 years. Bonnie taught Sunday school and enjoyed any and all activities especially with the children. She had a great heart for missions, and was an amazing prayer warrior for anyone and everyone who needed prayer. She was part of the "Just Us Girls" and CBS bible studies.
Her Family misses her greatly and will never forget her contagious laughter, her warm hugs, and her smile that brightened any room, but is happy that she is now free of the chains that bind you to this earth, and she is now rejoicing in Heaven with her Saviour forever more.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday February 17, 2017 @ 11 am at Las Palmas Community Church located @ 47783 Monroe Street Indio, CA 92201
Family suggests In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Las Palmas Community Church.

Burial will be held privately at a later date in Ohio.