Bonnie Oliphant

Bonnie Ruth Cruse Oliphant, 85, of Harrisonburg, passed from this life on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the LaSalle General Hospital of Jena.

She was born March 20, 1935 in Harrisonburg to the union of her parents, John W. Cruse and Gussie Morris Cruse.

Bonnie Ruth was a resident of Harrisonburg and a member of Bird’s Creek Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Harrisonburg Cemetery with Rev. Michael Boyd officiating.

Interment followed under direction of Young’s Funeral Home of Jonesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Robert Oliphant, Jr.; and brother, Lamar Cruse.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Byrnes and husband Dennis of Dubach, and Robin Litton of Pineville; grandchildren, William Colvin, Kirby Colvin and wife Ashleigh, Lee Litton and wife Kayce, and Lance Litton; three great grandchildren, Kennedi Litton, Josie Litton and Tayton Litton; and a sister, Madge Allbritton of Harrisonburg.

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