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, AR Honorary 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.