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Josephine N. Bonnett

Deceased: 08/17/16

Mrs. Bonnett had her 99th birthday in April. She had been a resident of Self Health and Rehab since 2011. She and her husband were long time members of Ensley Baptist Church where she kept the nursery for many years. After their move to Hueytown from Ensley they were members of Earnest United Methodist Church. Mrs. Bonnett worked at the Deli at Hills Grocery and later at Winn Dixie until she retired around 1985. She then, with her husband, traveled to many NASCAR races. They were their son, Neil's greatest fans as he raced on the NASCAR circuit until his death in 1994. Mrs. Bonnett always kept a good attitude and was loved by everyone who knew her. Our deepest gratitude to everyone with Self Health and Rehab and Southern Care Hospice for their tender loving care of "Mammaw". She is preceded in death by her husband of 68 years; Lawrence Bonnett. Son; Neil Bonnett and 13- brother and sisters. Survivors include, her daughter-in-law; Susan Bonnett Northcutt. Sisters; Lois Pless, Ruby Irvin and Frances Donaldson. Brother; J.D. Mims Jr. Grandchildren; David Neil Bonnett and Kristen Ray. Great grandchildren; Jessica and Justin Bonnett and 5 great great grandchildren. Services will be on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home beginning with a time of visitation at 10:00 A.M. and the funeral at 11:00. Rev. Marion New officiating.


Michael Hunt
I met Mrs. Bonnett and her family through watching Neil race. I spent time with her and the family at Talladega, Atlanta, Darligton, Daytona, and Hueytown. She was a lady of class, grace, and dignity from a wonderful family. Thank you for the memories.

Diane smith
To know her was to love her.goes back a long time. Met her and Mr.bonnett Neil and Susan when Neil was just starting to race.A very very loving family.she was at self rehab facility while my mom was a patient. Visited her quite often.a very soecial person will truly be missed. May god bless each and every member of her family. Susan know that you a truly a very special person. Love u

Mr. and Mrs. David Little
Susan they were all special people. Love, David

Nancy Robertson
Aunt Josie was a most special lady with a heart of gold. She loved her family and showed it with sweet hugs and kisses during each and every visit. She will be truly missed by all. Love you Aunt Josie - God Bless and keep you safe in His arms now.

Mr.&Mrs. Wayne Leslie

Donna Cargile Pike.
Got to know Maw maw as she told us to call her when my Mom was in the room with her for as short time at Selfs. We all just loved her. She was a special lady. Always had a kind word and special smile. Know she will be missed.

Dan McCormack
I got to know the Bonnett family through my time working with ISC. They were a special family and very kind to everyone they met..God speed.

Deb Williams
So sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy and condolences.

Bill Hennecy
Hut and family, I am so sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. Please accept my sympathy during this time of sorrow. Treasure all of the those wonderful memories of your mothers love for each of you.