Bonnie Arbelle Read Dulaney was born on September 5, 1935 in Warren, Texas to Dallas P. Read and Myrtle Baker Read. She graduated from Warren High School, and married Lucian Dulaney on September 25, 1954 in Tyler County. They celebrated 58 years of marriage preceding his death on May 16, 2013.
Bonnie was a Southern Baptist and attended Port Caddo Baptist Church. She was a loving doting mother, dedicated to her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. She was also the neighborhood mother who welcomed and found the best in everyone. She was a friend to all.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Patty Joos, Denise Dulaney; special adopted daughter, Leisa Gary; brother, David P.Read and wife Deanna; sister, Elaine Moore and husband Lester; grandchildren, Shannon Pierson and husband Kyle, Tiffany Patrick, Amy Hatcher and husband Travis, Rocky Alliston, Keri Keenon, and Susy Alliston; great granddaughter, Lydia Patrick; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
There will be a visitation at the Downs Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, January 28th . Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in the chapel of Downs Funeral Home with Bro. Chip Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Algoma South Cemetery. Pallbearers will be E.D. Rhea, Kevin Read, Marlon Moore, Johnny Read, Joey Read, Don Rudd, and honorary pallbearer will be Bruce Chamlee.
Mrs. Dulaney passed away at her residence on Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband Lucian Dulaney, her parents, 2 brothers Marshall Read and Wayne Read, nephew Shawn Read, sister-in-law Billie Kay, and a niece Marsha Sageaer.
January 29, 2014, 2 p.m.
Chapel of Downs Funeral Home
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Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, 1/28/2014
Burial in Algoma South Cemetery