Charlotte “Bonnie” Waters Tennyson

Funeral services for Charlotte “Bonnie” Waters Tennyson, 73, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2018 at Warren McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar. Charlotte was born June 11, 1944 in Kansas City, KS, the daughter of William Clark and Charlotte Molly (Knight) Waters. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed bowling and had received her 50¬year certificate. She also enjoyed attending Country Stampede. She worked in retail at Walmart until she retired in 2010. She married Michael L. Tennyson, Sr. on April 17, 1976 in Kansas City, KS. He survives of the home. Other survivors include her three sons, William Eugene Robinson, David Leon Robinson, Michael Louis Tennyson, Jr.; four daughters, Sunday Ann Martin, Traci Michelle McWaters, Shelly Ilene Diers, Keri Elizabeth Tennyson; 23 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Judith Frances Hackney. The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Children’s Miracle Network and may be sent in care of Warren McElwain Mortuary. For more information or to post a condolence go to Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.