1250. Bonnie Esther Rutledge
was born on 6 Apr 1912 in Austin, Travis County, Texas. She died on 25
May 1989 in Limestone County, Texas.(84)
She was buried in Thornton City Cemetery, Thornton, Texas.
Lived at Thornton, Texas, from 1955 until death.
From the Groesbeck Journal, Thursday, June 1, 1989:
Funeral Services Held Sunday for Mrs. Thompson
Mrs. Bonnie Thompson, 77, of Thornton, died Thursday, May 25, in South Limestone
Services were Sunday, May 28, at 2 p.m. at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home Chapel in
Thornton, the Rev. Billy Anderson officiating. Burial was at Thornton City Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson was born April 6, 1912, in Austin. She lived in Thornton since
1955. She was a homemaker and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Thornton.
Survivors include her husband, Ellis Thompson; two sons, Chester Goddard of Thornton
and Bob Goddard of Farmington, N.M.; a daughter, Janet Morgan of Groesbeck; a
brother, W. P. Rutledge of Belleville; a sister, Velma Brockman of Hempstead;
seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was married to Chester Lee Goddard (son of William
Goddard and Mary Etta Black) in 1932.
Chester Lee Goddard was born in 1912 in Texas. He died on 25 Dec 1972
in Harris County, Texas.(84) Bonnie Esther
Rutledge and Chester Lee Goddard had the following children:
Chester Lee Goddard Jr. (Private).
Mary Janet Goddard.
Bobby Jack Goddard.