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Bonnie Nickels Reece

• Sep 10, 2018 at 2:06 PM

KINGSPORT - Bonnie Nickels Reece, 92, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord September 9, 2018, after a lengthy illness. She was born June 1, 1926, in Wood, VA to the late George and Etter Nickels.

Bonnie was a graduate of Dungannon, VA and she was a big NASCAR fan. Bonnie retired from Parks-Belk in Kingsport, following twenty-five years of service.

She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mount Carmel, TN.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Reece; son, George Edward Shaw; infant sister, Almedia Nickels; sister, Gladys Lane; brothers, Jack, James and Bill Nickels.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sister, Lakie (Stan) Pressley; step-daughter, Clara (Jim) Mintz; step-grandchildren, David Mintz, Douglas Mintz and Susanne Wagner; three great-granddaughters, Jenna Wagner, Jackie Wagner and Sasha Mintz; sisters-in-law, Shirley and Deanna Nickles; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 5:00-6:45 pm in the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services. The Funeral Service will follow at 7:00 pm with Pastor Todd Haley officiating. Music will be under the direction of Arvella Lane.

A Graveside Service will be conducted at 1:00 pm Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Oak Hill Memorial Park. Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family extends their sincere appreciation to the staff of Life Care Center of Gray for their compassionate care of Bonnie.

The care of Bonnie Nickels Reece and her family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.

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