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Bonnie Dowdle Kelley

October 1, 1933 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 84)

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Bonnie Dowdle Kelley, 84, of Newport, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Harborview Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Gethsemane Memorial Park, officiated by Reverend Patrick Whaley.

Bonnie was born on October 1, 1933 in Franklin, NC to Plenny and Launa Dowdle.

She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bob” Kelley; daughter, Dianne Styron of Newport; sons, Danny Kelley and wife, Kimi of Morehead City, Jim Kelley and wife, Terry of Newport; sisters, Louise Williamson, Pauline Stiwinter, Marie Brabson, Nell Goforth, Carolyn Chastain; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Bonnie was preceded in death by parents, Plenny Dowdle and Launa Dowdle; daughter, Katherine Lynn Kelley; sister, Betty Holland; brothers, Carl Dowdle, Clarence Dowdle, Jim Dowdle, Ray Dowdle, Ralph Dowdle, Shirley Dowdle, Earl Dowdle and Charles Dowdle.

Family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City, NC.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City, NC.  


 Service Information

November 16, 2017

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Munden Funeral Home Morehead City
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

Graveside Service
November 16, 2017

2:00 PM
Gethsemane Memorial Park
700 Highway 24
Newport, NC 28570

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