Bonnie Gillepie Stevers, 68, formerly of Pearisburg, departed this life Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Bland County Nursing and Rehab. Center in Bastian, VA. Born in Monroe County, WV on February 16, 1943 she was a daughter of the late Oatie and Alice Dillon Gillespie. She was a graduate of Pearisburg High School, Class of 1960 and had worked for many years as a CNA.
She leaves to cherish her memory her two daughters and sons-in-law Mitzi and Dewayne Wilburn of Blacksburg and Lisa and Mark Sigmon of Princeton, WV; her two beloved grandchildren Michelle Wagner and Craig Wilburn of Narrows; her great grandchild Memphis Wagner; “her loving sister” and brother-in-law Linda and John French of Hollybrook; her ex-husband and most trusted and best friend, Roy Fletcher of Narrows; her best friends with whom she worked Linda McGuire, Jennifer Musselman, Ann Poff, all of Christiansburg and Amanda Bain of Florida; her nieces Tabitha Dax and Samantha French and her nephews Jordan Fisher, Jeremy Dax and John French, Jr.; and also her church family at Bethel Chapel where she was a proud member for several years.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with “her loving Pastor” Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Anderson Cemetery on Guinea Mt. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com. “Yet a little while and the world seeth me no more, But you see me, Because I live, you shall live also.”, Jesus Christ.