Mrs. Bonnie Ruth Fleming, 91, passed away peacefully from this life on June 23, 2016, at Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Somerset, KY. She was surrounded by her family.
Bonnie Ruth Fleming was born June 13, 1925 in Trion, Georgia, the daughter of the late Archie Henry and Maggie Grimes Thomas. She was united in marriage to Mr. Raymond Clifford “Tip” Fleming on June 22, 1946. She was a business woman, operating Fleming Fabrics from 1960 thru 1968. After closing her business, she was employed by the Somerset Housing Authority, rising to the position of Executive Director before her retirement years. Bonnie was a charter member of the Beacon Hill Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang In the choir.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband; Raymond “Tip” Fleming on February 21, 1986; two sisters, Katie Ledbetter, and Nell Williams; and three brothers, Herman, Glen and Ralph Thomas.
She is survived by her son; Brent (and Beverly) Fleming; one grandson, Adam Brent Fleming; and one brother, James Thomas.
Funeral services for Mrs. Fleming will be held at 12:00 Noon Monday, June 27, 2016, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brian Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brent Fleming, Adam Fleming, Mark Searles, Todd Thomas, Matt Thomas and Trey Skelton. Honorary pallbearers will be Alex Thomas, Scott Thomas, and Sam Thomas.
Mrs. Fleming will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan or to the Alzheimer's Association.