Bonnie Jean Aldrich, 65, of Washington died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2001. Born in Heber Springs, she was a poet and freelance writer and was a former employee of Western Sizzlin'. She also had lived in Issaquah, Wash., for 25 years.
Survivors include a son, Steven Aldrich of Washington state; two daughters, Dinah Aldrich of Washington state and Wenda Alvarez of San Diego, Calif.; three brothers, C.W. Winemiller and J.C. Winemiller, both of Hope, and Bill Winemiller of Washington; five sisters, Sue Clements of Caraway, Ola Watkins of Michigan, Kathleen Carpenter of Minnesota and Barbara Uselton and Lu Barratiere, both of Oklahoma: and four grandchildren.
The family requests that anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, 4301 West Markham Street, Slot 600, Little Rock, Ark. 72205.