Bonnie Jane (Johnson) Vance, age 93, of Clarksville, TN, formerly a long-time resident of Dorset, Ohio, passed away at Ahava Healthcare in Clarksville on January 26, 2019. Bonnie was born on June 27, 1925 in Mancelona, Michigan where she grew up and married her high school sweetheart, Robert A. Vance on May 11, 1945. They moved to Dorset in 1956 where they raised their three children Bob, Bruce, and Gail.
Bonnie was a homemaker who loved cooking, baking, and sewing. She was well known in the community for her baked goodies. She was also an avid quilter who handmade many quilts for her family. She attended Dorset Methodist Church and was a member of Farm Bureau Council. She was also a lover of country music and square dancing.
Bonnie was the beloved wife of the late Robert A. Vance. Devoted mother to Bob (Rosi) Vance, Canal Winchester, Ohio, Bruce (Chris) Vance, Jefferson, Ohio, Gail (Michael) Ball, Woodlawn, TN. Loving sister to Marilyn, Alice Jo, Donna and Connie. Grandmother of 6, Bob (Shawn), Brian (Ashley), Adam (Emily), Alyson (Mathew), Stacy (Brian), Matthew (Anna). Great grandmother of 14, Emily, Bryan, Jeremiah, Benjamin, Jacob, Julia, Genevieve, George, Clementine, Marigold, Aidan, Ethan, Erik, Andrew. She was preceded in death by her parents Carroll and Ruth Johnson, brothers Bob, Beryl, and Don Johnson, sisters Queenie Stably and Carrie Stratton. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.