Mrs. Bonita “Bonnie” Smith Pierce, age 76, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Carter County, Kentucky, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at Fountain Circle Nursing Home in Winchester, Kentucky.
She was born September 1, 1944, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Charles and Marie Canafax Smith.
Bonnie was of the Christian faith and she was a teachers aide at Laurel Elementary. She enjoyed playing bingo, spending time with her grandchildren, laughing and having a good time with her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Kenyon “Kenny” Leo Pierce, and one sister, Vida Johnson.
Bonnie is survived by one son, Kenny Lee Pierce (Shirley) of Olive Hill, Kentucky; three daughters, Loretta Marie Pierce-Sawdo (Craig) of Shelbyville, Kentucky, Katrina Irene Pierce-Khan of Lexington, Kentucky, and Dana Jo Pierce (Scott) of Richmond, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Kenneth Pierce of Olive Hill, Kentucky, Taylor Pierce of Lexington, Kentucky, Shawn Sellers, Jakob Sellers, and Levi Sellers, all of Richmond, Kentucky; one aunt, Pauline Biggs of Ashland, Kentucky; two brothers-in-law, John Johnson of Alliance, Ohio, and Morton Radford (Teresa) of Modoc, Indiana. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss her.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with Brother Ronnie Enix officiating. Burial will follow in the Upper Flat Fork Cemetery in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West Highway US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky 41164.
J.D. Johnson, Dewayne Johnson, J.J. Johnson, Josh Jarvis, Ricky Biggs and Mike Logan will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.