Mrs. Bonita Pearl "Bonnie" Simpson

12/17/1946 - 10/09/2020


Mrs. Bonita Pearl "Bonnie" Simpson, age 73, of Bracey, died on Friday, October 9, 2020 in her home. She was a retired nursing assistant and the widow of Frank Katra and Roger Simpson. Mrs. Simpson is survived by her four children: Jan M. Kryzer and her husband Kelli of Faribault, MN; Linda Evans of Minnesota, Edward Katra and his wife Kim of Minnesota and Pat Foster of Minnesota; her fourteen grandchildren: Thomas Jesseph, Kevin Selk, Krystal Katra, Damian Hopener, Erin Villwock, Devin Hopener, Brooke Rindahl, Toni Caron, Tiffany Devens, Jazmyn Brooks, Quin Brooks, Riley, Mason and Evan Kryzer; her many loving great-grandchildren and extended family and her companion John Rinehart of Bracey and his family. Mrs. Simpson was preceded in death by her daughter, Edye Hopener, her granddaughter, Makayla Brooks and son-in-law Carlton (Turk) Clay, Jr. Services will be private. Online condolences may be sent through our webpage, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Simpson family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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South Hill, VA 23970
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