Bonita Louise Fentress


Bonita Louise Fentress,74, wife of Robert W. Fentress, Jr. passed away Friday, December 31, 2021. She was born in Thompkinsville, Kentucky to the late Cleo and Oneida Driver Shaw on February 8, 1947. Mrs. Fentress was a member of Memorial Baptist Church, The Garden Club of Frankfort and the Women’s Club in Frankfort. Mrs. Fentress was an amazing cook, loved golf and was very creative.

In addition to her husband of 56 years, she will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Danita Fentress-Laird, Lexington; granddaughter, Lauren Fentress, Lexington; sisters, Arlene (Jim) Franklin, Delray Beach, FL; and brothers, Leon (Charlotte) Shaw and Tim Shaw, both of Leitchfield.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert Neil Fentress; sister, Sondra Weber; and brother Cleon Shaw.  

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 8th from 12:00 EST to 3:00pm with a Memorial Service to immediately follow at Memorial Baptist Church in Frankfort, KY  40601.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Garden Club of Frankfort The Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc. State Headquarters 616 Pleasant Street, Paris, KY 40361. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at


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