Bonnie J. Wilkes

February 19, 1947 - June 26, 2013

02/19/1947 - 06/26/2013


Bonnie J. Wilkes
Age 66

Bonnie J. Wilkes 66 of Calcutta, OH died Wednesday morning June 26, 2013 at Calcutta Health Care, following a lengthy illness.

She was born in East Liverpool, OH on February 19, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Wallace Watson and Wynema Larkins Watson. Living her entire life in the area, Mrs. Wilkes retired in 1990 from the former Hills Department Store where was a Front End Supervisor. She graduated from Wellsville High School in 1965 and was a member of Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church, where she was a lamplighter and a past deaconess.

Surviving is her husband, John A. Wilkes whom she married December 12, 1969; a son J. C. Wilkes and his wife Carrie of Lisbon and a daughter, Kim McNicol and her husband, Mike of Newark, OH; two brothers, Chuck Timmons and his wife Debbie of Calcutta and Bill Timmons and his wife Suzanne of Wadsworth, OH; 5 grandchildren, Jeremy McNicol, Tyler McNicol, Alexa Wilkes, Dakota Medley and Joshua Chuck and his wife Kylee; 2 great-children, Cheyenne Chuck and Hailey Chuck.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Robert Watson and Curtis Watson.

Services will he held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Derek Marotta of the church officiating.

Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Friday, June 28, 2013 from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 PM

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Bob and Helen Wolf
8 years ago

Chuck and Debbie, sorry to hear of the death of Chuck’s sister Bonnie. Our sympathy to your family. Helen and Bob

Jessie Hawk & Jim McMenamin
8 years ago

Dear John, Kim, and family,

It is hard to find the right words at this time….

You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your wife and mother. May you be comforted by the good memories and may God surround you with His love and strength.

Tricia and Scott Wiemers
8 years ago

Dear Kim and family – We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and keeping you in our thoughts. This is a very pretty picture of your Mom. Take care.

Darlene Watson Johnson
8 years ago

I am so sorry to hear about Bonnie Jean. She was my neice. Her dad, Wallace Watson, better known as Brownie, was my brother. I always enjoyed visiting with Bonnie, she was such a nice person. I’m so sorry I did not get down to see her. My prayers and thoughts are with John, JT, and Kim and the rest of the family as we go through this loss. Darlene and Bob Johnson

dalee dickinson
8 years ago

I am soooo sorry to hear this. Bonnie was a good and longtime friend. My prayers are with John and the family.

mary kimmel
8 years ago

I’m so very sorry to hear about Bonnie. Aunt Helen has kept me updated. She was such a beautiful person. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Larry and Mary Gail Kimmel

Russell & Jeanette Loar
8 years ago

John..we are so sorry for your loss.Please accept our sympathies for you and your family.

Susie Kirsch Ellis
8 years ago


I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. She was an amazing person and she will be missed. We will be keeping you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this very difficult time.

God Bless,


Tammy Gentry
8 years ago

Kim and Family,

You are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care…

Sincerely, Tammy Gentry

debbie turner
8 years ago

Kim and family, I am so sorry for your loss I have been thinking about you every day, the suffering is gone and your mother is at peace now….

Carol Dial
8 years ago

Kim, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Trent, Erin, Luke and Ben
8 years ago

Kim,Mike, Jeremy and Tyler,

Our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Annette And Art Ghiloni
8 years ago

Mike, Kim , Jeremy, Tyler and family,

We are so sorry for your lose. We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Love and Prayers Annette and Art

TerryBarnes owens
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy for your family. Bonnie stood up for me 47 years ago when I was getting married she will be sadly missed.

Barb Dallies
8 years ago

she will be greatly missed, she was a wonderful and Beautiful lady and i enjoyed working with her at Hills,prayers go out to her Family

Beulah Winnie Watson Spragg
8 years ago

You may not remember me but I am the youngest daughter of James and Thelma Watson and Wallace Brownie I remember Daddy calling him, was my half brother. I look at the picture of Bonnie and they always said I looked like her and looking at the picture I do believe I do. So sorry to hear of this my prayers are with the whole family. Beulah Spragg