Bonnie L. Higer

January 1, 2014

Bonnie Louise Higer 72 years old, of Frankfort, died at 11:48 p.m. on January 1, 2014 at her home following a 6 week illness. Born May 19, 1941 in Clinton County to Vernon A. & Hazel L. (Sneathen) Higer. Bonnie attended school in Kirklin and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary in Frankfort and Lafayette and the American Legion Auxiliary in Frankfort, Lafayette and Kirklin. She enjoyed dancing, singing, country music and riding the bike with Hodgie, especially in the parades.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service. Donations in memory of Bonnie may be made to Goodwin Funeral Home.

Survived by:

Companion of 20 years and fiancé of 18 years: Hodgie Pillion of Frankfort, Niece: Susan Maxwell of Lebanon, Brother: James A. Higer of Frankfort and Hodgie’s Daughter: Rebecca Taylor of Lafayette.

Preceded by:

Her parents and several brothers and sisters.


17 Condolences for “Bonnie L. Higer”

  1. Don and Barb January 2, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    Bonnie you were such a treat and always wore a smile, you and Hodgie have been a fixture at our
    business for several years and we considered our friends. We will miss seeing your smile and hearing your laughter
    Don and Barb
    D T Motorsports Muncie IN
    Prayers for Hodgie and family

  2. Dee Gephart January 3, 2014 at 12:44 am

    Bonnie you will be greatly missed by my family and downtime family. I will always remember you because you always said you got me and Kenny together and you were around when Shaun was in diapers! We always enjoyed seeing you at the band gigs and how much fun you would have dancing to Mustang Sally, you are always gonna be in our thoughts. God bless your sweet heart and may you rest in peace!

  3. Donna West January 3, 2014 at 1:28 am

    Bonnie, you were outgoing and crazy just like my mother. You were outgoing, always in a good mood with a smile. You and Hodgie were always in a cheerful mood. You will be missed, love you and tell my mom I miss her and love her also.

  4. Ruthie Mitchell January 3, 2014 at 2:10 am

    You will be missed by many. I had a lot of good times with you and Hodgie. You were always fun to be around, and you were a sweetheart. We will keep feeding Hodgie his Bs and Gs. Love ya Bonnie, R.I.P.

  5. Carol Thomas January 3, 2014 at 2:42 am

    You will be missed. You are in Gods hands now. You were a special friend who I loved a whole bunch.

  6. Tom, Carla and Nevaeh Rimmer January 3, 2014 at 3:04 am

    Hodgie…Bonnie was a fun lady and she’ll definitely be missed by a lot of people…but know this my friend as much as she loved to be on the back of your scooter, she may not be there physically but I’m sure she’ll be there both mentally and spiritually for you…:) R.I.P Bonnie Higer-Pillion

  7. Ken Gephart January 3, 2014 at 3:24 am

    So many memories, where to begin… I have known Bonnie since 1986, when I always see her, we gave each other a hug, and she would always give me a kiss on the cheek. She and Hodgie always showed up at our band gigs, no matter where we played. I am so saddened by her passing, and will truly miss this very special lady.

  8. Chuck & Kathy Oliver January 3, 2014 at 3:37 am

    Bonnie will be deeply missed by all of us that knew her from the Eagles & the Moose Lodge. It will not be the same not seeing her and Hodgie dancing. She always had a smile.
    She will be deeply missed and never forgotten.

  9. Jack and Karen Whites daughter January 3, 2014 at 4:58 am

    Such a sweet lady..always wore a huge smile…my thoughts an prayers go out to Hodgie and the family…

  10. Brandy and Jason Ducharme January 3, 2014 at 5:03 am

    Bonnie you will be very missed by many. Some of the fondest memories include you and Hodgie. I remember waiting for you two to drive by each day and you would stop and chat for a few minutes and leave me with a handful of classic bubblegum when I was younger. My prayers are with you all. We love you and if you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask.

  11. Hassan, Kelli and the Coleman family January 3, 2014 at 6:18 am

    These are probably the hardest words we’ve had to utter in a long time…… a dear friend has been called home to the Lord’s Kingdom. Bonnie was one of the few people that made Frankfort a good place to live and now she’s gone. We loved seeing her on the back of that scooter just as happy as she wanted to be, never upset, never discouraged, never complacent in her situation…. she was by definition a beautiful person…………. we send our deepest condolences to the Higer family, our hearts will always be with you and our prayers go out to you…. we are tremendously sorry for your loss….. Eternally, Hassan & Kelli Coleman

  12. Paul & Paula Riley January 3, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    The world will be a bit dimmer without Bonnie’s bright smile and upbeat attitude. She will be missed and remembered by all whose life she touched. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  13. Linda Frye January 3, 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Bonnie, we in our family will miss you so much. You and Hodgie was always so kind to me and my grandchildren, the kids would always say, here come our grandma and grandpa with chewing gum. RIP Bonnie

  14. Barbara McCarty January 3, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    Hodgie: Just read where Bonnie had past away. I was so shocked to hear this. I have been away from Frankfort for over 7 years, and seeing you and Bonnie is one thing I really miss. I went to school with Bonnie and always enjoyed her. She will be missed. I use to wait on Bonnie at the bank, and she would always rush to get in line at my window. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers

  15. Larry & Carolyn Carlson January 4, 2014 at 12:12 am

    Bonnie always had a smile when we saw her. She will be missed by so many friends. Words cannot express our sincere expression of deepest sympathy in the loss of such a dear friend. I know that Hodgie will be lost without her. They were the perfect couple, always together, always having fun. That empty seat on the moped will be a constant reminder to all her friends of her love and dedication to the man she loved.

    Larry & Carolyn

  16. Dave and Lonette Parker January 4, 2014 at 2:46 am

    Hodgie, We are so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express our sympathy. The love you shared was beautiful. Just like Bonnie. We remember you both coming to listen to our band, stopping by just to visit, always laughing and smiling. We have been good friends for 20 years. We will miss her dearly. But she is now resting in peace. No more sickness and pain. Our love, Dave and Lonette Parker

  17. Lacy favors January 12, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    I am so sorry. She was a great woman.

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