GORHAM -- Bonnie L. Mattingly Johnson, 92, formerly of Gorham, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Independence Care Center in Perryville, Missouri.

Bonnie was born Nov. 12, 1925, in Royalton, Illinois, to John Carpenter and Gena (Hale) Carpenter.

She had worked for 27 and eight months as a flexible clerk at Gorham Post Office and retired in January 1988.

Mrs. Johnson enjoyed working outside, especially mowing her lawn, raising flowers and gardening. She also liked to bowl and at the assisted living home, she loved wii bowling.

Bonnie married Charles G. Mattingly on Nov. 12, 1945, in Gorham, and he preceded her in death May 4, 1977. She later married Floyd Johnson on April 7, 1990, and he preceded her in death Jan. 2, 2008.

Survivors include three children and their spouses, Terry and Cathy Mattingly of Palm Coast, Florida, Jeanne and Jason Brown of Fisher, Indiana, and Charlie and Connie Mattingly of Perryville, Missouri; 10 stepchildren with Floyd, including two stepdaughters and their husbands, Mona and Fred Froemling of Campbell Hill and Euba and Walter Crane of Murphysboro, and seven step sons and their wives, Gene and Lillian Johnson, Carl and Carol Johnson, and Austin and Lisa Johnson, all of Murphysboro, Gary and Mary Johnson of Ava, Bob and Cindy Johnson of DeSoto, Frank and Sandy Johnson of Pomona and Herb and Kathy Johnson of Dowell; seven grandchildren and 23 stepgrandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and 42 great-stepgrandchildren; and one sister, Inez Powers of Energy.

She was preceded in death by one stepdaughter, Lana Johnson, one great-grandchild, two sisters, three brothers and her parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Pettett Funeral Home, with the Rev. Josh Burgard officiating. Burial will be in Goodbread Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Kindred Hospice, 4783 Flat River Road 100 B, Farmington, MO 63640. For more information, visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.

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