Bonnie J. Thomas, age 80, of Jefferson City, Missouri, departed this life on Friday, January 27, 2012, at Jefferson City Rehabilitation Center, Jefferson City, Missouri. Bonnie was born December 30, 1931, in Marshfield, Wisconsin, the daughter of James and Edna (Arends) Tucker. She was united in marriage to Robert W. Thomas Jr., who preceded her in death. Bonnie worked most of her life as a school teacher in public schools and as an employee of Iowa State University. She enjoyed singing, playing piano, writing, traveling and gardening. Most of all, she loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. Bonnie is survived by three daughters, Linda Miller and husband, Marlyn, of Jefferson City, Missouri, Susan Brayman and companion, Greg, of Campbell, California and Nancy McDade and husband, Dan, of Atlanta, Georgia; one brother, James Tucker and wife, Donna, of Fresno, California; two sisters, Muriel Heideman and husband, Von, of Des Moines, Iowa and Barbara Clark and husband, John, of Dallas, Texas; four grandchildren, Christine Ommen and husband, Mark, Andrew Miller, Megan Joyce and Caitlin Joyce as well as several other relatives and friends. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Robert. W. Thomas. Private family services were held Monday, January 30, 2012. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.hedgesscott funeralhomes.com Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.