Bonnie Jean Farwell

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Bonnie Jean Farwell, a resident of Eureka Springs, Ark., was born March 30, 1928, in Eureka Springs, Ark., a daughter of Ola and Maye (Shaffer) Farwell. She departed this life on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Eureka Springs, Ark., at the age of 85 years.

She was a homemaker. She was a china painting artist and teacher.

She is survived by: daughter, Patricia Noftsger, of Berryville, Ark.; sons, Larry and Mary Norman, of West Fork, Ark.; Freddie and Leah (Karnes) Norman, of Eureka Springs, Ark.; daughter-in-law, Mary Norman, of Hawaii; brothers, Paul Farwell, of Tulsa, Okla.; Wayne Farwell, of Eureka Springs, Ark.; grandsons, Ricky Norman and Nicholas Norman; granddaughters, Malia Norman, Laura Norma, Brittney Norman and Katie McGaugh; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ola and Maye Farwell; sister, LaVonne Copeland, and son, Richard Norman.

There will be no visitation. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2013, at the Roach Cemetery with Bro. Acra Turner officiating. Interment will follow at the Roach Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at