Bonnie Jean (Strong) Addington

April 17, 1929 - May 22, 2018

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The life of Bonnie Jean Addington ended May 22, 2018 in Live Oak, Calif. where she resided in the River Valley Care Center. She was 89 years old.


Bonnie was born on April 17, 1929 in Chadron, Nebraska to Dan and Edith Strong. the family moved to California and settled in the town of Downey in 1939. Bonnie attended Downey schools from 4th grade to graduation from Downey High school in 1947. In 1948 she and Ed Addington were married in Downey and soon thereafter they moved to northern Calif.


The couple ultimately made Yuba City, Calif. their home, where they raised 5 children; 2 sons and 3 daughters. Their marriage ended after 21 years Ed passed away in 2010. Bonnie worked for 25 years in the Sutter County Welfare Office in Yuba City, Calif. and retired from that office.


Bonnie enjoyed her life as a mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother and especially loved watching the children participate in sports activities. She is pre-deceased by her mother, father, eldest son, Jeff, and ex-husband Ed, and is survived by son Tim, daughters Kathy, Kristine, Beckie, and grand children and great grandchildren.


Memorial Services for Bonnie were held in the First Methodist Church of Yuba City on June 14, 2018. Cards, letters, flowers may be sent to Bonnie’s daughter, Beckie Howard at 4285 Fruitland Rd., Marysville, CA 95901. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be sent to the charity of your choice.