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Bonnie Jean Wall


Bonnie Jean Wall, 68, of Milan passed away at 10:30pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. She was born in Beech Grove on August 3, 1953 the daughter of Dale and Betty Andress Cox. She was married to David Wall on August 19, 1972 and he survives.


Other survivors include one son Lucas (Anna) Wall of Dillsboro; two daughters Nicole (Greg) Arthur of Dillsboro and Paige Wall of Milan; three grandchildren Aiden and Lilly Arthur, and Bodhi Wall; one sister Susan (Earl) Thompson of Indianapolis.


Mrs. Wall was a 1972 graduate of Jennings County High School. She received her Bachelors Degree in education from Indiana University and her Masters Degree from Ball State. Bonnie’s teaching career spanned 35 years that she spent teaching special education at Napoleon and Jac-Cen-Del. After her retirement, and expounding on her love for children, she spent five years volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). She was recognized for her volunteer work by the Indiana Retired Teachers Association. She cherished her time with her three grandchildren and also her time volunteering. Bonnie was a member of the Milan First Baptist Church and the Ripley County Retired Teachers Association. Bonnie’s wishes were to be cremated and a celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, August 28th at 2pm at the First Baptist Church in Milan with Rev. Harris Long officiating. Visitation will begin at 12pm.

Memorials may be given to SEI Voices for Children in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles.