Yvonne “Bonnie” Watts-Smith

Published 9:18 am Monday, July 5, 2021

Funeral service for Yvonne “Bonnie” Watts-Smith will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at Riverwood Family with interment at Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Joel Smith and David Smith will officiate.

Mrs. Bonnie began her life journey March 23, 1937, born in Brookhaven, MS, to Ezra and Mae Watts. After graduation she pursued a career as Counselor’s Secretary at Brookhaven High School. Mrs. Bonnie was a faithful and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. During this journey she became a master chef, and author of a family cookbook. She has enjoyed many different crafts including woodworking, ceramics, painting and mosaics. She also has enjoyed gardening and preparing satisfying meals to please her family and friends. Mrs. Bonnie was called away from this journey July 2, 2021, she was 84 years old.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Eloyce W. Porter, Dorothy W. Case and Shirley W. Labeth Callender.

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Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 65 years, Harold W. Smith; sons, Gary W. Smith, Mark K. Smith and Don M. Smith; nieces, Deborah Smith and Rebecca Crosby; four grandchildren, Anna Beth Parker, Nicholas W. Smith, Brooks Smith, Savanna S. Vaughn; and nine great-grandchildren, Holden, Aiden and Nolan Parker, Asher, Stanton and Everly Smith, Emma and Vance Smith, and Davis Vaughn. She is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.