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Bonnie L. (Ford) Marsh

January 1, 1928 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 93)

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Obituary

Bonnie L. Marsh, 93, of Greenfield, died Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in Carlinville.  She was born January 1, 1928 in Nebo, to Loren and Lela Ford.  She married Charles E. “Short” Marsh, December 10, 1949 in Jacksonville, and he preceded her in death February 26, 2003.

Surviving are her children, Janis (Stephen) Glosser of Carlinville, Joanna “Jo” (Gordon) Morrow of Mackinaw, Julie (David) George of Greenfield, and Jim (Melissa) Marsh of Greenfield, grandchildren, Kristi (Patrick) Drew, Scott (Amber) Winters, Eric Morrow, Amy Peasley, Erin (Kenny) Brown, Beth (Brad) Kelley, Kaitlyn George, Kaleigh (JT) Peters, Riley (Paytne) Marsh, Karson (Travis Goode) Marsh, Clayton and Clare Costello, and sixteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one sister, Evelyn Ford.

Known as Grandma Bonnie, she was a member of the Greenfield First Baptist Church also known to be a “prayer warrior”.  She loved the Lord and loved her family.  She was a homemaker, talented seamstress and quilter, and assisted with the daily tasks on the farm.  She had a radiant smile, and will be missed by many.

A funeral will be held on Sunday, October 10, at 3 pm at the First Baptist Church north of Greenfield.  Visitation will be Saturday, from 6 until 8 pm and will continue Sunday from 2 until time of the funeral. The family requests masks to be worn during the services. Burial will follow at the Richwoods Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to BJC Hospice, or the Greenfield First Baptist Church. The Shields-Bishop Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Please leave a memory or condolence at shields-bishopfh.com 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Greenfield)
Rural Route 1
Greenfield, IL 62044

Visitation
Sunday
October 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Greenfield)
Rural Route 1
Greenfield, IL 62044

Funeral Service
Sunday
October 10, 2021

3:00 PM
First Baptist Church (Greenfield)
Rural Route 1
Greenfield, IL 62044

Committal
Sunday
October 10, 2021

4:00 PM
Richwoods Cemetery
Roodhouse Blacktoop
Roodhouse, IL 62082

Donations

BJC Hospice
330 5th Street, Carrollton IL 62016

Greenfield First Baptist Church
1152 NE 575 St., Greenfield IL 62044
Tel: 1-217-368-2690

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