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Bonnie Leter (Boatright) Bryant Gordon Ham

May 20, 1932 ~ September 12, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old


Mrs. Bonnie L. Boatright Bryant Gordon Ham, 91, of North Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at the Legacy of North Myrtle Beach Nursing Home in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

Born in Alma, GA on May 20, 1932, she had lived in Screven, GA for many years prior to moving to North Myrtle Beach to be near her son. Mrs. Ham attended Patterson High School.  She taught preschool at Bayvale Baptist Church in Augusta prior to working for the Wayne County (Georgia) Board of Education as a paraprofessional.  Her later years were spent as a homemaker.  A true southern bell, Mrs. Ham always kept an immaculate home and yard which she took great pride in.  She had enjoyed traveling and loved being a grandmama to all of her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great, great grandchildren.  While living in Screven, she had been a member of the Screven Baptist Church where she was in the Senior Ladies Sunday school class.  The last several years she had been a member of First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach. 

She was a daughter of the late Earl & Lula Mae Davis Boatright.  She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Marvin Bryant; her second husband, Curtis Gordon, her third husband, Joe Ham; a son, Marvin “Butch” Gordon; six of her brothers, Robert, Joe, Runt, Sam, Earl, Jr. “Baby”, and Bobby Boatright; and two sisters-in-law, Juanita Boatright and Delores Boatright.

Survivors include two sons, Artemus “Arte” Gordon of North Myrtle Beach and Donald (Kay) Ham of Covington; a daughter, Melissa Ham of Screven; a daughter-in-law, Alice Gordon of Charleston, SC; four sisters, Wannie Mae (Talmadge) Metts of Bristol, Sheila (Cebbie) Smith of Mershon, Judy (Leon) Allen of Alma, and Paula (Norman) McMinns of Lake Placid, FL; a brother, Mack (Debbie) Boatright of Blackshear; two sisters-in-law, Sandra (Cleve) Henderson of Blackshear and Janet Boatright of Murrells Inlet, SC; 6 grandchildren, Christopher Gordon (Tess Martin), Brittany (Bruce) Murray, Reese (Colleen) Gordon, Scott Stanfield, Patrick Ham, and  Lydia (Matt) Allen; 8 great grandchildren, Cooper, Margo, Kamryn, Cade, Claire, Ethan, Hank, and Evy; 2 great, great grandchildren, Ash, & Hudson; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ham will be held Monday morning, September 18, 2023, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel with Bro. Durwood Miller officiating.

The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening, September 17, 2023, from 6 until 8 pm.

Interment will be in the Pinecrest Cemetery in Jesup.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangement. 

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September 17, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
September 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516


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