Bonnie E. Bierley Walberg, 67, of Mansfield, departed this life for her final resting place with the Lord Sept. 8 surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Eugene Mitchell Bierley and Marguerita Bashaw Littleton, she was born in Detroit, Mich., in 1942. She graduated in 1960 from North Miami High School and lived in Fort Lauderdale for over 25 years before moving to Monticello in 1982. She was a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church in Covington. Before retirement, she was a premastering engineer with Denon Digitalized Inc. for 17 years. Mrs. Walberg was a loving and devoted wife for 50 years and a loving, devoted, and patient mother for 49 years. "Miss Bonnie," as she was also known by her friends, loved to ride her Harley, crochet, read and watch sci-fi movies.
Surviving are devoted and loving husband Thomas Joseph Walberg of Mansfield; children and spouses Bonnie and Carl Connell of Conyers, Lynda Gene Spencer of Mansfield, Arthur and Sandra Walberg of Monticello, Barbara and Marty McClendon of Monticello, and Patricia and Chad Strickland of McDonough; grandchildren Nicole Davis, Bradley Saindon, Christopher Spencer, Mallory Spencer, Kyle Spencer, Daina Marie Walberg, Justin Walberg, Jessica Walberg, Michael James McClendon, Megan Womack, and BreAnna Silver; great-grandchildren Jackson Dingler, Cheyenne Davis, and Madelyn Dingler; and brothers and sister-in-law Robert Bierley of Austin, Texas, and Ronald Maida Bierley of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Covington with Father John Kieran officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Arthur Walberg, Bradley Saindon, Michael McClendon, Kyle Spencer, Justin Walberg and Christopher Spencer. The family suggests donations to The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, 1365C Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. The family will receive friends from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 10, at Jordan Funeral Home in Monticello. For more information, please visit our website at www.jordanfuneralhomemonticello.com.
The Covington News,
Sept. 10, 2010