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Jeannette Bonny King

May 20, 1930 July 13, 2015
Jeannette Bonny King
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Jeannette Bonny King, 85, widow of Joseph M. King, passed away Monday, at the Marcum Wallace Hospital in Irvine, after a long illness. Mrs. King was a native of Madison County, a daughter of the late Arthur and Myrtle Clouse Bonny. She was a former telephone operator, the proprietor of Jen's Fabric shop for 17 years, she was a member of the Irvine United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Philathea Sunday School Class, She was a member of the Woman's Club, Kiwanis Club, Homemaker's Club, Eastern Star #357, the Garden Club She was a bowling enthusiast, and a member of a women's state champion team. Mrs. King was very active in her community, volunteering for the Mushroom festival, tutoring reading at the local elementary schools, and playing the part of Mrs.Claus in the annual Christmas Parade for many, many years. She enjoyed reading, and writing poetry, and prose. She was preceded in death by her siblings Lucille Bonny, A.W. Bonny, Toots Bonny Hall, Ann Bonny Stickley, Thomas Bonny, Ed Bonny, Bill Bonny and her twin brother Gene Bonny. She was also preceded in death by her grandson Joseph M. "Jay" King III. Survivors include her daughter Nada (Mark) Witt; her sons Joseph M. (Sheila) King II, and Gene Scott (Valerie) King, all of Irvine; her brother Jim Bonny of Dayton; her sister Peggy Garrett of Irvine; her grandchildren Jennifer (Brad) Reynolds, Janet (Zach) Thompson, Victoria (Drew) Barnett,, Andrew Witt, Nicole King, and Summer King, all of Irvine, Stephanie (Chip) Collins, of Richmond; her great-grandchildren Havyn Reynolds, Easton Reynolds, Carter Barnett, and Lyla Collins, all of Irvine; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held Friday, July 17th, at 1:00 pm at the Irvine United Methodist Church with Rev. Don Hatton, Rev. John Hatton, and Bro. Jimmy Bonny officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends may call anytime after 6:00 pm Thursday, at Lewis Funeral Home, and after 10:00 am until service time Friday, at the church. Pallbearers will be Andrew Witt, Brad Reynolds, Chip Collins, Drew Barnett, Zach Thompson, and Tim Gould. Honorary pallbearers will be��Tom Williams, James Crowe, Melvin Rogers, Bert Hensley, Richard Snowden, Larry Stewart, Eugene Bush, Bob Calder, and Michael Woolery.


1:00 pm�� Friday, July 17th, 2015

Irvine United Methodist


6:00 pm Thursday, Lewis Funeral Home 10:00 am Friday, Irvine United Methodist��

Lewis Funeral Home & Irvine United Methodist

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