Bonnie Jean Cox was born on April 25, 1933, in Frankfort, Kansas, and passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at the age of 83. She worked at Palais Royal for 25 dedicated years, and has resided in Sweeny, Texas, for the last 10 years.
She is survived by her children, Alvin Cox and his wife Maria, Karen White, Robert Cox and his wife Jeanette, and Angela Matthew; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Hubert Ekstrum; as well as other loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by daughter, Cynthia Thornhill; brother, LeRoy Ekstrum; and her twin sister, Betty Schauf.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at Schmidt Funeral Home East Avenue, in Katy, where funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon with her brother, Rev. Hubert Ekstrum officiating.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 2425 Fountain View #210, Houston, Texas 77057.