Bonnie Jeane Kaufman

August 12, 1927 - February 12, 2019


Bonnie Jean Kaufman, age 91, of Hatfield, Arkansas died Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Mena Manor. She was born on Friday, August 12, 1927 to Bervie Basil Sr. and Essie Fraser Brewer in Lakeview, Texas.

Bonnie was of the Baptist faith and was a member of First Baptist Church in Hatfield. She spent many years working as a nurse in Rockwall, Texas. Bonnie was very proud of getting her GED and learning how to swim at an older age. She enjoyed cooking and is remembered for her Thanksgiving dinners and raisin pies. She enjoyed reading and sewing. She spent a lot of time playing games and working jigsaw puzzles with her grandchildren. She loved her family and cherished every moment spent with them. Bonnie was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Everett Kaufman; her brother, Kenneth Brewer; and three sisters, Thelma Oldham, Gwen Brewer, and Frances Graem.

Bonnie is survived by son and daughter in law, Bobby and Marie Kaufman of Murphy, Texas; one daughter and son in law, Gayle and Allen Piper of Hatfield, AR; two brothers, B.B. Brewer Jr. of Burleson, Texas and Donald Brewer of Georgetown, Texas; one sister, Carol Holbrook of Springtown, Texas; seven grandchildren and spouses, Melissa Kaufman of Murphy, Texas, Jason and Ilsbeth Kaufman of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Matthew and Misty Kaufman of Wylie, Texas, Andrew Kaufman of Murphy, Texas, Michael and Darlene Piper of New Waverly, Texas, Scott and Brenda Piper of Wamego, Kansas and Todd and Samantha Piper of Greenwood, Arkansas; fifteen great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church in Hatfield with Brother Paul Easter officiating. Interment will follow at the Six Mile Cemetery in Hatfield. Visitation will be general. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. 

Pallbearers are Jason Kaufman, Matthew Kaufman, Andrew Kaufman, Michael Piper, Scott Piper, and Todd Piper.

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