Thursday, December 6, 2012

Bonnie Jean Conkwright Day, BHS 1943

Bonnie Jean Conkwright Day, BHS 1943

BONNIE JEAN DAY Born at Hollywood Hospital November 17, 1925, to Sidney Graham and Faun Conkwright. Taken from our lives unexpectedly on October 29, 2003. Bonnie was a long time resident of Burbank where she graduated from Burbank High School in 1943. During the early 1940's, she worked as a silversmith, attended UCLA, and worked as a dental assistant.

Bonnie became a Real Estate agent in 1962, a Real Estate broker in 1965 and was a past president of the Burbank Board of Realtors. She was co-owner of Griffith Park Realty along with her mother, Faun. Bonnie was a proud member of the Glendale Church of Religious Science for 34 years. For many years Bonnie had enjoyed working as a volunteer usher at the Pasadena Playhouse and the Alex Theater in Glendale. However her true passions in life were her love of travel and of golf, but above all her love of family. Bonnie was a thoughtful, giving, loving person who, throughout her life, exhibited the values of her parents; honesty, integrity, and steadfastness. She was eternally positive in all aspects of her life.

She is survived by her brother, Sidney (Shirley) Conkwright; children, Robyn (John) Lunt, Gayle Ann Frank, Michael (Joan) Day, and was preceded in death by son, Bradley Day. Grandchildren are Robert Brito, Stacy Brito, Graham Phelps, Colin Phelps, Alison Day and Erin Day and 4 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate her life at the Glendale Church of Religious Science, 2146 E. Chevy Chase Dr., Glendale, on Tuesday, November 25, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Glendale Church of Religious Science.

Published in Los Angeles Daily News on November 19, 2003

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