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Bonnie Faye (Brooks) LaBaume
April 8, 1926 ~ April 12, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Obituary for Bonnie Faye Brooks LaBaume
Bonnie Faye LaBaume, aged 97, passed away at home on April 12,2023 in Lytton Springs, Texas. Bonnie
was born on April 8,1926 in Hamlin, Texas to Bruce Clayton and Edna Viola Brooks. She married Elmer 0.
Davis February 24, 1945 and together they had one daughter, Sherry. They had many years together
until the death of Elmer on August 4, 1962. She later married J. T. LaBaume on October 5, 1966 and
were married until his death on February 21, 1982.
Bonnie was a hard worker and loved her family fiercely. She worked at the West Texas Childrens Home
in Pyote, Texas for many years where she cared for and loved many abused and neglected children
before her retirement. Most of her retirement years were spent in Monahans, Texas where she resided,
then moved to Dale, Texas to be with her daughter, Sherry, where she lived out her life.
Bonnie is survived by her daughter and son-in law, Sherry and Johnny Cheatham, her grandson Kyle
Wright (Terri), granddaughter, Trina Gish (Michael), great-grandsons, Jared Wright, Dustin Wright, Adam Gish,
Aaron Gish, Jeremy Gish, and great-randdaughters Chloe Gish and Shannon Taylor. She also has two great great
grandchildren, Evan Wright and Bella Wright. She is also survived by a nephew whom she loved dearly,
Bonnie was preceded in death by her mother and father, husband Elmer Davis, and husband J.T.
LaBaume, sisters, Bessie Orchard, Lois Brooks, Gertrude Adams, and brother, George Brooks.
She was loved and will surely be missed by her family and friends.