Bonnie L. Smith, 80, passed away October 28, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Minot, ND, July 15, 1940, to the late Harold and Helen (Ingolfsland) Wilson.
Bonnie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was united in marriage to James C. Smith, on November 15, 1958, and to this union three children were born. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Williamsville. After retiring from Stride Rite Shoe Factory, she was a pharmacy assistant in Tipton, MO. She was also a member of the Eastern Star in Tipton. Bonnie was such an inspiration and mentor, she received multiple awarded medals from her family as a Christian woman, daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter: Brenda Brondel Smith; granddaughter: Autumn Brondel Smith; sister: Barbara; father-in-law: Belvie James Smith; mother and father-in-law: Am and Levada Lafferty; daughter-in-law: Cheryl Smith.
Bonnie is survived by her loving husband of sixty-two years; children: Bob Smith and wife Brandi of Poplar Bluff, Jamie Smith and wife Kristy of Williamsville; grandchildren: Matthew Smith and wife Kasie, Nicole Burdin and husband Brad, Sarah Willard and husband Nick, Madilyn Smith and fiancé Collin Nolting, Brady and wife Allison, Dylan Abrams, Jordan Logan, Josie Logan; great-grandchildren: Landon , Carson, and Makynlee Burdin, Sawyer and Jensen Willard, Tuff Garret, Nashlyn Nolting; brothers: Ray Wilson and wife Mary, Donny Wilson, Tim Wilson and wife Norene, and Larry Wilson and wife Jessica all of Minot, ND. Bonnie will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Visitation was held at 10:00 am, Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Williamsville Chapel. Funeral service followed at 11:00 am, also in the Williamsville Chapel. Pastor Stan Gray ministered to the family. Clifford Smith, Brian Smith, Kirk Smith, Brady Smith, Brad Burdin, Nick Willard, Collin Nolting, and Kelly Kohler served as pallbearers. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Williamsville, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com
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