MOUNT VERNON — Jocelyn Bonnette, 88, of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Nov. 15, 1924, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to the late Oscar and Maude (Smith) Fawcett. Jocelyn graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1942 and was employed by Kroger in Mount Vernon. She retired from the local Sears store in Mount Vernon after 15 years of employment with them.
She is survived by two sons, James (Patsy) Bonnette of Mount Vernon and Rick (Allison) Bonnette of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, Kayce, Kate, Justina, Ricky, Jimmy, Gabriella and Jocelyn; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins around the country.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her three sisters, Helen Mossholder, Ruth Bradrick and Burdetta Dudgeon; three brothers, Dale, Ray and Earl Fawcett; a grandchild, Sophia Bonnette; and beloved companion, Rosie.
A private graveside service will be conducted at a later date in Hopewell Cemetery.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Jocelyn Bonnette.
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