COLBERT - Bonita Elaine Churchman, 40, died Saturday, September 17, 2011 peacefully at her residence.
A native of Athens, she was the daughter of Frank L. and Bette Ottersbach Churchman and was a 1989 graduate of Madison County High School. She received her Associate Degree in nursing in 1993 from Athens Technical College and was employed with Athens Regional Medical Center as a nurse in the Neuro ICU unit for 15 years. She was of the Baptist denomination.
Survivors in addition to her parents include a daughter, Heather Ashlee Lord; three brothers, Mark Andrew, David Lee, and Paul Alan Churchman; and 10 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Riverside Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 20, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Joe Wood and Dennis Nix officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, September 19, from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Riverside Baptist Church, 65 Sorrow Patterson Rd., Colbert, GA 30628.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, has charge of arrangements.