Bonnie Hudgeons, 89, of Lubbock went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 27, 2022. Bonnie was born to Merle and Elvin Chestnut on November 25, 1932, in Erath County, Texas. The family moved to Lubbock in 1947, and Bonnie graduated from Lubbock High School in 1951.
Bonnie met the love of her life, Fred Hudgeons, while attending Lubbock High School, and they were married on November 10, 1950, in Lubbock, Texas. The couple celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary in 2021. Bonnie enjoyed spending time with her family and exploring the San Juan Mountains surrounding their retirement home in Lake City, Colorado.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents Merle and Elvin Chestnut; her sister Joan Sims; and her daughter, Susan Rosann Hudgeons Erb.
Those left to cherish her memories are her loving husband of 71 years, Fred Hudgeons; children Philip Hudgeons & wife Joanie of Lubbock, David Hudgeons of Lake City (Colorado), and Bryan Hudgeons of Lubbock; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews.