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Theresa "Terri" Bonsal

Theresa Bonsal, 81, of Mineola, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Tyler, TX. The family wish to express their deep appreciation and thankfulness to Mineola Healthcare Residence staff, Dr. Royal Becker, Dr. Ferguson and the wonderful caring staff of Homeplace Hospice Care, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX.

Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, 6-8 PM at Lowe Funeral Home in Quitman.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, August 14, 2017, at Payne Springs Cemetery. A memorial service will follow in Mineola at 2:00 PM, at the Mineola Church of Christ with Brother Jeremy Harrell officiating.

Theresa was born on May 16, 1936, in Coleman, OK, to Willie A. Waller and Mary (Sliger) Waller. She lived in Mineola and was a member of Mineola Church of Christ and the VFW Woman's Auxiliary. She worked at Tyler Pipe for over 25 years in production finishing. She enjoyed shopping and spending time at Wal-Mart.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Billy Gene Bonsal; and three sons, Billy Wayne Bonsal, Wendell Gene Bonsal and James Lloyd Bonsal.

She is survived by one son, Ricky Bonsal and wife Lisa of Mineola; two daughters Brenda Bonsal and husband Robert Falati of The Colony and Melanie Phillips and husband Robert of Quitman; one sister, Wanda Jean Pitts of Thomson, GA. Nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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I miss you momma. 6 months ago I had to bury you.I prayed when Billy Wayne died that I would be the next to die. That didn't happen. The pain of losing you is tearing my heart out. I love you momma. Take care of daddy Billy, Wendell, and James.

Ricky Bonsal Feb 15 2018 12:00 AM

Rest easy Miss Terrie.

Chuck Burge Aug 14 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss prayers for the family Lynn and Rebecca Hays Bowles

Lynn and Rebecca Hays Bowles Aug 14 2017 12:00 AM

Brenda, so sorry to hear about the loss of your sweet Mother. The memory slideshow of her life with her family was so touching. May the Lord be with you & the family to give you strength, peace & understanding!

Charlotte Kerry Blackmon Aug 14 2017 12:00 AM

Brenda, Ricky Dean and Melanie, We all loved your mom very much. She was always smiling and laughing when we were together. I know she loved each of you. Wish we could be there with you now. We hold you in our hearts. Love, Aunt Wanda, Jeannie, and Mary Joyce

Mary Mihm Aug 13 2017 12:00 AM