The Lord took home our loving Bonnie Jenene Barnhill on September 1, 2022, at the age of 53. Bonnie was born May 18, 1969, at Eglin Airforce Base to James (Skeets) and Mavis Barnhill. She was a caretaker to many. Bonnie loved music. She learned and played many instruments throughout her life including piano and guitar. She started playing the guitar and signing publicly when was just 10 years old. She sang with numerous bands throughout Northwest Florida and South Alabama. She wrote “Puppy Love” when she was 13 years old. Donnie Brown of Strait Shooter Records produced “Puppy Love” and the Flipside “Holding On”: a song written by her sister Edna Grace, along with 2 CDs written by Maxwell Carroll M.D… She was a member of Baker Schools class of 1987. Bonnie was a cheerleader, baton twirler and played several sports in school. She went on to continue her education and received her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Bonnie enjoyed singing and making people smile but most of all she loved spending time with her grandkids whom she cherished with all her heart. Bonnies smile and music are greatly known and touch all our hearts. Bonnie is proceeded in death by her father James (Skeets) Barnhill, Mother Mavis Barnhill, sisters Edna Grace and Betty Messina, brother John Hulion. Bonnie is survived by her fiancé Clifford Louie Busbee, sons Andrew Barnhill, Brandon Rowell and Gage Busbee. Grandchildren, Andrea, Karissa and Cheryl Barnhill, Hunter Ward, Emma, and Brandon Rowell. Brother Randall (Margarte Jennings) Hulion, sisters Cathyrn Buller and Teresa (Tim) Lowe and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was loved by many and will be missed dearly.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, beginning at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Brackney Funeral Service with Brett House officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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