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Bonnie Peysen

Bonnie Peysen, 76, a longtime resident of Knox City,  passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. A graveside service was held Saturday, March 7 at Knox City Cemetery with Rev. Rob Harrison officiating. A visitation was held earlier Saturday is at the Smith Family Funeral Home.

Bonnie was born May 30, 1943 in Knox City to Hope (Duncan) and Oather Poe. She married John Peyson, Jr. on Oct. 27, 1976 in Knox City and they enjoyed a long happy marriage. Bonnie enjoyed cooking and looking at recipes on Pinterest. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband John Peysen of Knox City; son Ron Bruce and wife Annie of Knox City; daughter Rhondi Rodriquez and husband Augustin of Alvarado; two granddaughters Leilani Trevino and husband Tommy of Wichita Falls, and Kaley Ainsworth and fiancé Casey Martin of Alvarado; three grandsons C.J. Bruce and Tabitha Lane of Seymour, Chance Agraz and wife Angel of Weinert and Zachary Rodriquez and fiancé Jasmine Havens of Knox City; and 13 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother Hope Poe; father Oather Poe; and daughter Tammy Denise Bruce.

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