Bonita (Boni) T. Oswalt, 80, of Alachua, passed away Thursday, June 3rd, 2021. Boni was born December 21, 1940 in Washington, DC. She married Luther Oswalt on Jan. 21, 1961. Boni loved reading, spending time with her family and friends, and above all else spending time with both of her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 60 years; Luther “Leo”, daughter, Jane Oswalt of Gainesville, FL; daughter, Emily Rice and her husband, Dr. Mason Rice of Oak Ridge, TN; her beloved grandchildren, Hailey Oswalt and Walker Rice; her brother Philip Taylor Jr. and his wife, Mary Ellen Taylor; and niece Danica T. Shook. Funeral services will be private at Jacksonville National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Association (Alzheimer’s Association PO Box 96011 Washington DC, 20090-6011) or Haven Hospice (311 NE 9th Street, Chiefland, FL 32626).
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 South Main Street Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 376-5361 www.milamfh.com