Joyce Mecham Bonnett, 65 peacefully moved on from her earthly journey at her home surrounded by family on Monday, September 6th 2021 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Joyce was a loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She leaves her earthly body behind which had battled and endured many health issues over several decades.
Joyce was born August 22nd 1956 in Payson, Utah. Her family settled in American Fork, Utah where she attended and graduated from American Fork High School. After graduation she went on to work at the Utah State Developmental Center where she met her love and eternal companion Michael Bonnett. They were sealed for time and eternity in the Salt Lake City Temple on April 29th, 1977. Together they raised 4 children in Orem, Utah. Joyce enjoyed spending time with her family including 4 grandchildren, crocheting and quilting, and had an unmatched passion for BYU sports where she was a season ticket holder for over 40 years… she was true blue!
Joyce is survived by her husband of 44 years, Michael Bonnett of Pleasant Grove, Utah, 4 children: Sharee Bonnett of Pleasant Grove, Ryan (Shannon) Bonnett of Pleasant Grove, Jennifer Bonnett of Pleasant Grove, Chelsea Bonnett of Pleasant Grove, 4 grandchildren: Nick, Ryder, Britney, and Camryn all of Pleasant Grove, and 8 siblings: Maxine (Roy) Buhler of Highland, Shirley (Randy) Lewis of West Jordan, Patsy Mecham of American Fork, Linda Mecham of American Fork, Janice Mecham of American Fork, Marvin (Elaine) Mecham of Santaquin, Bryan (Rosa) Mecham of Lehi, and Alan (Vickie) Mecham of Nephi.
Joyce is preceded in death by her mother Ruth Furner Mecham whom she lost and has dearly missed for nearly 39 years and her father Fred Heward Mecham whom she lost nearly 10 years ago.
A viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 14th from 9:30-10:45am followed by funeral services at 11:00am in the Pleasant Grove North Field 4th Ward building, 408 West 1300 North Pleasant Grove, Utah. Graveside services will follow at the American Fork Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.
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