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Bonnie L. (Phillips) Mix

December 8, 1916 ~ April 23, 2018 (age 101)

Bonnie L. (Phillips) Mix, 101, of Evansville and formerly of rural Princeton, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at University Nursing & Rehab in Evansville. She was born December 8, 1916 in rural Princeton to John and Daisey (Kolb) Phillips. Bonnie graduated from Mt. Olympus High School. She played women’s baseball for a factory team in South Bend, IN during WWII. She was a dedicated NY Yankee's fan and loved to watch the Indianapolis 500 race. She was a former member of Union Bethel Presbyterian Church. She was a homemaker, but had previously worked at Smith & Butterfield Office Supply and Republic Aviation.

She is survived by her son, Tom Mix; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Meville A. “Bill” Mix Jr. in 1987; brothers, Sherman and Ernest Phillips; and sisters, Lucinda Smith, Arminta Risk and Leota Fleming.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, IN, officiated by Rev. Karen McNeill-Utecht. Burial will be in the Decker Cemetery, rural Patoka at a later date. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Decker Cemetery. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory of Bonnie at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Homes, family owned and operated since 1908.


Donations may be made to:

Decker Cemetery
c/o Ron Hudson, 1180 W 440 N, Patoka IN 47666


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