Bonnie Jo Troutt

Bonnie Troutt, age 88, passed away in Billings, MT on July 22, 2018.

She was born March 29, 1930 in Fairland, Oklahoma to Kate Jordan Roberts and Robert E. Roberts on the family farm.  Bonnie was the 7th of 8 children.

She attended Hickory Grove School and graduated from Grove High School in Grove, Oklahoma. Later in life she attended NE OK Technical College and was certified as a CNA.

Bonnie married Dale Crockett in 1948.  They lived in Oklahoma, Montana and Wyoming and raised three children: John Michael, Susan Gayle and Carol Jean.

In 1999 Bonnie married James W. Troutt and resided in Springfield, Missouri.  After Jim’s death she moved to Helena, MT and eventually Billings, MT.  She spent her last years at The Vista at St. John’s, where she made many new friends and loved being a part of The Vista family.  She felt truly blessed to have found such a wonderful, caring final home.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings Enoch, Zenobia, Wayne, Dorcas, Olive, Harry and Laura; husband Jim Troutt; son Mike Crockett; grandson Solon Murdock Jr.; and son-in-law Ed Bollinger.

Bonnie is survived by her brother Gene; her daughters Susan (Joe) Carlisle and Carol Crockett; granddaughters Tara Murdock, Megan (Andrew) McAdoo and Alana (Scott) Barber; and great-grandchildren Ella Schatz, Collin McAdoo, Reese and Kate Barber.

A memorial service will be held at The Vista Thursday, August 2 at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will occur at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Grove, Oklahoma at a later date.