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August 16,1939 – November 22, 2021

Bonnie Mae Black Swanson died peacefully at her home on November 22, 2021. Bonnie was born on August 16, 1939 in Caledonia, Mississippi, to Robert Tim Black and Allie Mae Lockhart. Bonnie came from a large family of four brothers and three sisters.

Bonnie was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 30, 1957, and from that point on has devoted her entire life to the Church. She enjoyed many Church callings and imitated Christ in the best way.

Bonnie married Jimmy Alan Swanson on November 16, 1959, and they were later sealed in the Mesa, Arizona Temple on December 17, 1968, great-great-grandchildren.

Bonnie is survived by her husband Jim; her daughter Pixie; her daughter-in-law Trish (Ed) Swanson; as well as her eight grandchildren, Brianna (Jeremy) Allphin, Austin Mead, Elleny (Bryce) Widdison, Alex (Jane) Swanson, Makensey (Cayden) Womack, Baylee Swanson, Brooklyn (Ben) Child, Davis Swanson and 13 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her niece Debbie Newell and their two children Amber Newell and Blake Hansen.

Their son, Eddie Alan Swanson, preceded in death; their parents; her older brothers Jack (Emma) Black, Ed (Tina) Black, Robert Gwen Black, Douglas (Sena) Black; and sisters Jean (AC) Faulkner, Sarah Jo (Shelby) Mansell and Nell (Joseph) Blanton.

The family would like to thank the Suncrest Hospice, especially Ryan Cook and Cindy Flint, who have looked after Bonnie so wonderfully over the past few months.

The memorial service will be held Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th St, Ogden, UT 84403. Friends can visit the family on Monday, November 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 30th, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the morgue.

The funeral will also take place in Leavitt’s Aultorest Memorial Park.

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