Bonnie Kelly, 1946-2009


Bonnie Kelly of Clearlake died May 27, 2009. Courtesy photo.


Bonnie (Burris) Kelly, 62, died unexpectedly May 27, 2009, at Woodland Memorial Hospital.

Born Sept. 11, 1946, in San Francisco, Bonnie grew up in the Bay Area and was a 1964 graduate of Cappuccino High School in San Bruno.

Before moving to Clearlake, she was a longtime resident of Santa Clara, and worked many years as an administrative assistant for Ford Aerospace.

Bonnie enjoyed taking classes to improve her office skills, and had recently earned her medical transcription certificate. Bonnie was employed as a contract editor working from her home in Clearlake.

Ms. Kelly is survived by her daughter, Christine Flora of Union City; and brother, Andy Burris and wife Julie of Forest Grove, Ore.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Elaine Burris.

Private interment will be held at the Lower Lake Cemetery, 9040 Lake St., Lower Lake, Calif.

Assisting the family with funeral arrangements is Evergreen Funeral Service of Woodland.