of Mountain View, AR
August 13, 1939 - January 13, 2020
Bonnie Marie Nesbitt Crymes, of Mountain View, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at the age of 80. At the age of fourteen, Bonnie was saved and baptized as a member of Flatwoods Baptist Church. Bonnie was a member of the Stone County Historical Society, National Society Daughters of the America Revolution, and the Order of the Eastern Star.She was the daughter of Loyd and Meddrith Faye Nesbitt of Mountain View, AR and was born on August 13, 1939 in her great grandfather's home lovingly referred to as "The Old House at Herpel". Bonnie married Danny Ray Crymes of Mountain View on May 5th 1956. Bonnie graduated from Mountain View High School in 1957 and earned her LPN degree from Foot Hills Vo-Tech in 1974, working as a LPN at Mountain View General Hospital until earning her BSN degree at 50 and passed the National Board Exam for her RN license. She established and operated Crymes Home Healthcare, the first in Stone County, from 1981 to 1986, later she was Director of Nursing at Compton's Oak Grove Lodge until she retired in 1995. Bonnie loved her career in nursing.Being with family and friends was a very important part of her life. Family history through her Genealogy work was one of her joys, plus Bonnie was also an avid antique and glass collector and loved her yard sales and flea markets. During the summer of 2000 Bonnie traveled to Alaska and Canada with lifelong friends and family; Freda and Loy Massey, Kenneth and Connie Crymes and Bill and Marcia Lacy. This wild crew made it to forty of forty eight states during their travels. Bonnie is survived by her husband of 63 years, Danny Ray Crymes; daughter DeLanna Lacy and husband Roger Lacy of Conway; son Chris Crymes and wife Sherry Crymes of Mountain View; grandchildren Scott and wife Heather Lacy of Chang Mi, Thailand; Kimberly and husband Jake Ballard of Conway, grandsons Connor Crymes and Brogan Crymes of Mountain View, AR and great grandson Mattox Ray Ballard of Conway; brother Desmal Nesbitt and wife Coleen of Cave City, AR; sister in law Freda Reece of Mariana AR; sister in law Faunette Crymes of Mountain View, AR as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents Loyd and Merridth Faye Nesbitt of Mountain View, AR; grandparents Omar and Dosha Harper Nesbitt, Will and Bonner Magness McDoniel, sister in law Gerean Wallace, brother in laws J.D. Wallace, Oris Reece and Paul J. Crymes and all her aunts and uncles. Our heart felt thanks and love to Dr. Beth Knight, her staff, and family.Visitation will be held in Mountain View, AR at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home on Wednesday, January, 15 at 1 o'clock. A funeral service will follow at 2 o'clock with Rev. David Campbell and Rev. Jeff Haney officiating. Burial will follow afterward at the Flatwoods Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brogan Crymes, Connor Crymes, Jimmy Nesbitt, Blaine Crymes of Mountain View, AR; Dwight Wallace of North Little Rock, AR; and Jake Ballard of Conway, ARHonorary Pallbearers: Jeff Nesbitt and Edward A. Stewart of Mountain View, AR; Brent Crymes of Conway, AR; Our Wife, Mom, and Mimi will always be remembered for her sweet hugs and kisses.
DeLanna and FamilyI was so sorry to learn of your Mothers passing even as I was reading messages here for my Mothers death In March.I was always impressed with your Mothers ability to stay cool and have fun, and that she never stopped her education. That inspired me.She raised 2 great kids and I know she was a great wife too.I will think of her and all of you every time I see this site. Praying you find peace as she did and know I remember our times together.Renay
Danny Ray I am sorry for the loss of your lovely wife ,
Danny Ray, DeLanna and Scott we are sorry for the loss of Bonnie. She was one of the most loving persons we could know. Loved all the fun times that was shared with them camping. She is now resting in the arms of Jesus.Love, Bill and Dianne Farris
Prayers for you and your family. Bonnie was a sweet woman.
Bonnie will be welcomed into heaven by her parents, and so money of her family waiting for her. She was a special, caring person, wife, mother, grandmother, who loved her family. May God wrap his arms around all of you and give you peace and comfort. She will always be remembered as a very dear friend. Prayer for all of you. Donnie & Jimmie Whitfield
Dear Danny Ray and familyWe're so sorry for your loss. Bonnie was a great person and I thought a lot of her. She will be missed by many whose lives she has touched.Dolly Andrews-Taylor