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“As mothers day just passed, I could not help but remember the impression you left on me. I sure do miss you Grandma. I look forward to our next game...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Derrick Lee

“Grandma, I was on my way into work this morning and I could not stop thinking about you and what an awesome Grandma you where. I was such a lucky...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Derrick - Milfrod, KS - Grandson

“Happy Birthday Grandma. I love you so much. Thank you for all of the fond memories that you have forever left in my heart and mind. You are the best. ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: Derrick - Kandahar, Afghanistan

“Grandma, Happy Mothers Day 2012. I sure do miss you. I think about you all the time. I sometimes find myself chuckeling when I think about how...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Derrick S Lee - Wahiawa, HI

“I will always Remember Bonnie as a special person that cared deeply about others.Although its been years since we last saw each other I will treasure...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Stan Tafilaw - River Forest, IL

“My Mom was the best Wife, Mom & Grandma! My brothers and I knew in our hearts that she loved us dearly, and she showed it everyday, but she seldom...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Rhonda Westmoreland (Cordova) - CA

“Words will never capture the impression that my Grandma left on not only my life but my heart as well. I can remember countless times walking over to...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Derrick Lee - Grandson

“Family and Friends,I was the oldest grandson of grandma's and the times we shared together and the memories we created cannot fully be put into words...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Jeffrey Lee - CA - Grandson

“We are so sorry to hear of Bonnie's passing. We know she is in a much better place and now we have an angel looking down on us. We will all meet...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Bobby and Ruth Adamson - Exeter, CA

“I was sorry to hear of Bonnie's passing. I know she is in a better place with our Lord and Savior. I know all of the family will be missing her so...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Arlene Bradbury - North Edwards, CA

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Bonnies passing. Although I have not seen her in years, she and I grew up together, and where very close cousins. ...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Dian Davis Burnett - CA - Cousin

“I have so many memories of my grandma that will stay with me forever. She was the sweetest person that I have ever known. Every weekend I would...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Matt Westmoreland - Grandson

“I first met Bonnie in Jan. 1960, i just had my first baby, and Bonnie and James came to my mom`s house to see the little one, and Bonnie and I hit it...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Joy Gerking - Cross Plains, TX

“Many years ago we became friends with Bonnie and Red and their wonderful family. We went from Sweden to visit with them in 1995, 1999 and 2004 and...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Carl & Vivi-Anne Cederblad Sweden

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Red and family. Over the years you have truly been a good neighbor. If there is anything you need or that we...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Lewis and Vicki Roberson - CA

“Red, I was so sorry to hear of Bonnie's passing. Both my wife and I send you our deepest condolences and prayers in this time of your sorrow. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Alan and Clara Cassaro - OH

“So sorry to hear of your loss. She may be gone, but she lives on in your hearts and memories. May she rest in peace. If you need to talk or...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Jim & Alice Baccus

“I have known the Westmoreland's since 1968. Rhonda and I became best friends in the 4th grade. Bonnie and James was a second family to me. She was...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Linda (Newling) Lanham - NM

“I loved my Aunt Bonnie's laugh; a dry sort of chuckle. I loved her house, with toys in the front closet, magnets on the fridge, and all her paint by...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Diana (Deder) Arnold - Wasco, CA

“While growing up there were two places us kids absolutely loved going to. One of those was Aunt Bonnie's. "the other was grandpa's and grandma's." We...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Dan R Myers - Fresno, CA - Nephew

“Bonnie was my only sister. I love her dearly and I am going to miss her very much. She was a loving sister and I have fond memories of our childhood...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Lonnie & Katherine Myers - NM


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Bonnie Jean Westmoreland, 71, of N. Edwards, CA, left this earth for a better place on March 21, 2011, at her home. Bonnie Jean Myers was born on August 8, 1939, in Lonoke, Arkansas. In 1944 she moved to California with her family. She grew up in the San Joaquin Valley, where she met and fell in love with James Westmoreland. She married James on July 20, 1957, in Orange Cove ,California. She had her first child, Randy, in Clovis, New Mexico, in 1958, while James was serving in the U.S. Air Force. The three of them returned to Orange Cove in 1959. Bonnie gave birth to their second child Rhonda in 1960. The family moved to the Mojave Desert in 1963. Gary, her third child, was born in 1964 and Kevin in 1970, both in Ridgecrest ,California. She was a devoted wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma. She will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James “Red” Westmoreland; her daughter, Rhonda (Jerry) Cordova, of N. Edwards; 3 sons, Randy and Gary (Dee), both of N. Edwards, and Kevin (Geanie) of Ridgecrest, CA; 2 brothers, Leonard (Delores) Myers of San Jose, CA, and Lonnie (Kathy) Myers, of New Mexico; 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, March 28, 2011, from 5-8 PM, at Stickel Mortuary, Mojave. Her funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 11:00 AM, at the mortuary. Burial will be private.