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Bonnie Mathews

December 31, 1958 — April 6, 2021

Bonnie Mathews, 62, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.

Bonnie was born on December 31, 1958 in Champaign to Leon and Patricia (Peters) Gool.  She married George Matthews in 1981 and he survives of Marion.

Bonnie worked as a clerk at Walmart for many years and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Marion.

Survivors include:

Husband-George Mathews

Son-Tim (Tonya) Mathews

Daughter-Robin (Chris) Mattingly

Daughter-Toni Mathews


Abby, Ellie and Brantleigh

Hunter, Brandon and Ali

Landyn and Trayce

Brother-Mike (Kim) Gool

Brother-Doug Gool

Loved as a brother-Steve Oliver

Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Trevor Mattingly; sisters, Jennifer Gool and Pamela Gool.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 1pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Pastor Doug Devor officiating.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 11am until the time of service at the funeral home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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