Mary Lou (Janovich) Bonham

Mary Lou (Janovich) Bonham, 81, of Cookville, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 12, 1937, in North Baltimore, to John and Vlasta (Masar) Janovich. Mary Lou married Gerald “Sonny” Bonham June 21, 1958, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Bonham and Randy Bonham both of Cookville, Tennessee and Steven (Michelle) Bonham of Clarksville, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Marie and Kellie Bonham; a great-granddaughter, Adalynn; three siblings, Betty (Gerald) Depinet, Robert (Becky) Janovich and Donna (Mark) Sexton of Tiffin.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Patricia Craun; and infant brother, John Louis Janovich.

Mary Lou graduated from Calvert High School in 1956. She worked at R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Willard. She loved to travel and the beach, drinking coffee and spend time with her family. She cared for others.

A Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 401 Washington Ave., Cookville, Tennessee.

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