Bonnie Jo Ainley, 69, of Branch, AR, passed away December 15, 2013, in Fort Smith, AR. She was born August 6, 1944, in Gideon, Mo. To James Orick and Geneva Miller Orick. She was a member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in Festus, MO; worked for H & S Plastic Co., and loved doing arts and crafts.
Funeral service honoring Bonnie’s life will be at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Smith Mortuary Chapel with burial to follow at Parks Cemetery in Charleston, under the direction of Smith Mortuary, Charleston, AR.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband James F. Ainley, her mother Geneva Orick, of Pacific, MO; three daughters Betty Holub & husband Ronald, of Lavaca; Deborah Beam & husband Barry of Wake Village, TX; Tina Hobbs & husband Steve of Charleston, AR; two sons David Ainley of Branch, AR; Jack Ainley & wife Patty of Holiday, TX; three sisters Sue Adams & husband Chris of Eureka,MO; Faye Orick, Fenton, MO; Peany Fortner & husband Jemima, of Eureka, Mo: three brothers Kenny Orick & wife April and Denny Orick & wife Susie all of Pacific, Mo; and Mike Orick & wife Donna of Dittmer,MO; eight grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.
Pall Bearers will be James Hobbs, Corey Beam, Brett Beam, Tommy Arredondo, Kevin Arredondo and Joey LaChappella.
The family will visit with friends on Tuesday evening from 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas State Troopers Teddy Bear Program.