Bonnie Bair

Bonnie L. Bair, 89, of Astoria died at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Sept. 30, 1915, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, a daughter of Joseph and Iva May Thomas Edwards. She married Charles Henry McCombs on April 2, 1934, in Lewistown. She later married Paul Wilson Bair on March 19, 1945, in Rushville. He died Jan. 3, 1950.

She also was preceded in death by one daughter, Judy Wright; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; three brothers, Russell, Burley and Ernie Edwards; and three sisters, Goldie Dodd, Erma Rhoades and Dorothy Stambaugh.

Surviving are three daughters, Janie (and Leon) Danner of Astoria, Suzie Ann Bair of Canton, and Nancy Lee Westlake of Browning; five sons, Loyd McCombs of Astoria, Tony (and Vickie) McCombs of Rushville, Patrick McCombs of Beardstown, James (and Peggy) McCombs of Astoria and Ted Bair of Harrimon, Tenn.; one brother, Kenneth (and Emma Jane) Edwards of Beardstown; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and three great-greatgrandchildren.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Woodland Church of the Brethren in rural Astoria.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Astoria Cemetery with Reggie Stambaugh officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Township Cemetery Association, Box 525, Astoria, IL 61501.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/10/2004

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