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BONNIE SUE BALLARD (TWEEDY) Bonnie Sue Ballard (Tweedy), 76, passed away September 1, 2020. She was born in Fort Madison, Iowa on December 29, 1943 to the late Jim and Alta Tweedy. Bonnie relocated many times in her career in Oregon, Washington and California, for non-traditional jobs. She moved to Las Vegas in 1993 and her latest employment before retirement was on the Yucca Mountain Project. The best time of Bonnie's life was in her retirement years where she fostered nineteen medically fragile infants over a period of eight years. She was a member of and volunteer at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, and served on the board for Habitat for Humanity. She was preceded in death by brothers, Roger, Bob and Don Tweedy and is survived by her brother Jim Tweedy (Irene) of Hamilton Illinois and a sister Betty Holst (Rod) of Eugene, Oregon. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A celebration of life service will be held on September 26, 2020, 10:00 am at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S Jones Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89146. Her remains will be scattered in Iowa where she was raised. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Canyon Ridge Christian Church.

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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sep. 13, 2020.
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September 25, 2020
She was a fabulous who loved the Lord. She had a loving heart as big as a watermelon. She will be rewarded in heavan
Ed Mueller
September 21, 2020
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Victor Wilreker
September 15, 2020
Like Elaine Foley, I am also a first cousin to Bonnie. In recent years we've been connected by email and phone. From Berthoud, CO. I was so very proud of her taking care of those babies. What a wonderful thing she did for them, and I know she enjoyed it, too. I will miss our talks and emails.
Carmen L Brown
September 13, 2020
Bonnie & I shared 55 Tweedy first cousins in SE Iowa. She always was so upbeat and friendly. Her later-life ministries made her my hero. I've been a foster mom, but Bonnie was a REAL foster mom. I wish we'd lived closer (I'm still in SE Iowa.) I know God is blessing her as she has blessed his name. Amen.
Elaine Tweedy Foley
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