Bonnie Sue Willey, 61, director of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Day School

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Bonnie Sue Willey
Bonnie Sue Willey

Bonnie Sue Willey, 61, peacefully passed on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, surrounded by family. Born on July 4, 1955, to James and Margaret “Peg” Walker, Bonnie lived her life unselfishly devoted to her family, friends and community.

She gave 23 years of service to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, retiring as the director of the Day School. Among many mission trips, most notably was travel to establish the first preschool in Belize. Bonnie was active in rendezvous with Old Virginia Primitive Riflemen (OVPR), making many lifelong friends and memories.

She is survived by her husband, Winston; sons, Thomas and James; and six sisters; Barbra Payton, Linda Nuttall, Peggy Brownawell, Gail Snyder, Jeanne Gibson and Beth Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Patty Walker.

A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at One City Church, 3310 Indian River Road, Chesapeake.