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Bonnie Sewell Miller, American marketing professional, writer. Certified teacher, Florida. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1975.


Miller, Bonnie Sewell was born on July 24, 1932 in Junction City, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of William Andrew and Lillian Irene (McCowan) Sewell.


Bachelor, University South Florida, 1968. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1973.


Chair department English Tampa Catholic High School, Florida, 1972—1978. Teacher Clearwater High School, 1978—1980. Manager production services Paradyne Corporation, Largo, 1980—1983.

Freelance writer, consultant Tampa, 1983—1984. Manager product documentation Parliamentary Private Secretary, Inc., Largo, 1984—1986, manager marketing communications, 1986—1987. Writer Nixdorf Computer Corporation, Tampa, 1988—1989.

Marketing director Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, 1989—1998. Co-owner, vice president, writer, consultant Need-A-Writer, Inc., since 1998. Instructor professional and technical writing and communications for engineers University South Florida, since 2004.

Instructor English, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida, 1975—1987. Consultant business writing Coronet Instructional Media Writing Project, 1976, National Management Association, 1981—1987. Adjunct instructor professional writing University South Florida, 1993.

Adjunct instructor technical writing University Tampa, since 2002, English instructor, since 2002. Adjunct instructor professional and technical writing University South Florida, since 2004.


  • Certified teacher, Florida.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.


Board director SERVE, Tampa, Credit Union Marketing Association Council, Sing Parent Displaced Homemakers Group. Legislation chair Tampa Parent-Teachers Association, 1965. Judge speech contest American Legion, Tampa, 1976.

Volunteer North Tampa Volunteer Library., 1988. Member National Association of Female Executives, Society Technology Communicators, American Association Business Women, University South Florida Alumni Association, Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, sewing, gardening, birds, travel, decorating.


Married William Gustave Tournade Junior, November 5, 1950 (divorced 1974). Children: Bonnie Sue Tournade Zaner, William Gustave III, Sharon Irene Tournade Leach. Married Bruce George Miller, November 15, 1981.

William Andrew Sewell

Lillian Irene (McCowan) Sewell

William Gustave Tournade Junior

Bruce George Miller

Bonnie Sue Tournade Zaner Miller

Sharon Irene Tournade Leach Miller

William Gustave III Miller