Bonnie J. Reed, 83, passed away on August 28, 2013. Private, graveside services will be held at a later date.
She is survived by her two daughters, Etta Elaine Peschier and Elizabeth Mae Elkhansa; one son, James Howard Reed; three grandchildren, Karrie Felts, Michael Peschier and Amy Elkhansa; and four great-grandchildren, Klaudia Felts, Sophie, Parker, and Michael Andre Peschier.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Howard E. Reed; one daughter, Barbara Coulon; parents Mae Bell and B.A. Whitten; one brother, E.B. Whitten; and two sisters, Wylene Ward and Gladys Munday.
Bonnie was a native of Florida and resident of Lafayette for the past 57 years. "There was no greater loving heart than our mother's. We love you mom. We love you and dad forever."