Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 16, 2014

Bonnie Mae Ricks

BECKLEY — Bonnie Mae Ricks, 51, of 137 Sour Street in Beckley died Thursday, May 8, 2014 at her residence. Born February 5, 1963 in Princeton she was the daughter of the late Shelvan Ricks.

Bonnie was a 1981 graduate of Princeton High School and a former manager of several fast food establishments in the area. She and her twin sister Connie opened the A&W in Cross Lanes, WV. Bonnie was an active member of the Heart of God of Ministry in Beckley where she was a member of the Women of Excellence and Project Hope, sang in the choir, and was a greeter at services. She had been a resident of Beckley for ten years moving there from Charleston, WV.

Survivors include three sisters, Debbie Faye Thomas, twin sister, Connie Ricks both of Beckley, and Wanda Lorraine Burger of Detroit, MI; and her special dog, Baby Ricks.

In keeping with Bonnie's wishes her body has been cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the J.H. Easley Tabernacle in Princeton with Pastor Dreama Richardson officiating. Friends may call at the church from 2:00 PM until the service hour on Saturday.

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