Bonnie Mayes

May 10, 1943 - October 14, 2020

Bonnie Mayes, 77, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 surrounded by her family while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born May 10, 1943 to the late Vernon and Dorothy Jones. Bonnie was a member of Grace Pointe Baptist Church, formerly the Parrish Avenue Baptist Church and sung in the church choir. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post #696 Women’s Auxiliary where she was a Senior Vice and was a Kentucky Colonel. She loved singing, line-dancing, and karaoke.

Bonnie was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Mayes on August 23, 1991, brothers, Sonny Jones, David Jones, and Vernon Douglas Jones, and a sister, Shirley Jones.

Surviving are her daughter, Tammy Kirby and husband Tony of Owensboro, her son, Roy Mayes of Owensboro, grandchildren, Jessica Dickens and husband Byron, Tony Douglas Kirby, Nick Kirby and wife Kelsey, Cody Kirby, and Jeffery Mayes, 14 great grandchildren, a brother, Joe Jones and wife Mona of Philpot, and sisters, Jewel Clark and Dixie Bowlds and husband Gary, all of Owensboro.

The funeral service for Bonnie Mayes will be Saturday, October 17, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 PM until 7 PM Friday and from 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM Saturday at the funeral home.

The number of those attending the visitation or service for Bonnie shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks in the funeral home and shall enter through the doors on the Triplett Street side of the building.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Sinners, 320 Clay Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.