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Bonnie Lee Gorrell

February 6, 1949 — January 6, 2024

Bonnie Lee Gorrell was born on Sunday, February 6, 1949 in Garden City, Kansas, the daughter of Frances Wayne and Arlene Erma (Hosier) Ecclefield. She passed from this life at her home in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma on Saturday, January 6, 2024. She was 74 years of age.

The former Miss Bonnie Ecclefield was a 1967 graduate of Welda high school in Welda, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Tulsa and a Master's in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa. Bonnie retired after a successful and fulfilling career as a Human Resources Professional at Saint Simeon's Senior Community, ELT, and Hillcrest Hospital.

Bonnie married Jim Gorrell on April 30, 1988 in Broken Arrow and he preceded her in death on October 27, 2020. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, trout fishing on the Roaring River, her Church, clogging, travel, and most notably spending time with friends she made along her life's journey. She cherished her family and each moment spent with them, especially her grandkids. Above all, she loved her Lord and Savior.

Bonnie is survived by her sons, Jeff Rule and Shawn Rule of Tulsa, OK; her sister, Vivian Ecclefield and husband Stuart Duncan, Irvin, CA; sister-in-law, Cindy Ecclefield, Garnett, Kansas; grandchildren, Brady, Drake, Jacy, Leah and Cheyenne.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Arlene Ecclefield, her brother Gary Ecclefield, and her beautiful grandchild, Jason Rule.

Memorial services will be held at 2:30PM on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the Welda Methodist Church in Welda, Kansas. Bonnie's family will greet friends from 6:00PM - 8:00PM in the evening on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, 219 S. Oak St., Garnett, Kansas. In lieu of flowers, Bonnie requested memorials to: The American Cancer Society, The Salvation Army, John 3:16 Mission or The Assembly in Broken Arrow. Condolences may be left for the family at
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation with Family Present

Thursday, January 18, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Garnett

219 South Oak Street, Garnett, KS 66032

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Memorial Service

Friday, January 19, 2024

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

Welda Methodist Church

, Welda, KS 66091

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