Bonita

February 7, 1944 ~ August 3, 2022

Born in: Vincennes, IN
Resided in: Vincennes, IN

Bonita “Bonnie” Boyd, 78, of Vincennes, IN went home to be with the Lord, August 3, 2022. She was born in Vincennes, IN on February 7, 1944, to the late Floyd J. and Mildred L. (Stevens) Pinkstaff. Bonnie graduated from Lawrenceville High School in 1962. She married, the love of her life, James J. “Jim” Boyd on April 19, 1964. Bonnie worked as a CNA at Good Samaritan Hospital for 20 years. She was an active member of Thursday Church and loved to help with their food distribution program. In her early years Bonnie enjoyed riding trail bikes with her husband in Shawnee National Forest in Southern IL and traveling to the Great Smokey Mountains. She also enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, mushroom hunting, and spending time with her family and friends, especially her granddaughter. Bonnie truly never met a stranger and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Shirley (Larry) Woodard and Diane Pinkstaff; and brother Donnie Pinkstaff.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, of 58 years, Jim Boyd; children James Joseph (Dee Dee) Boyd Jr. and Brandi Lee Hanna; granddaughter Shelby Lynn Hanna; and sister-in-law Margo Pinkstaff.

Goodwin-Sievers is honored and entrusted with the care of Mrs. Boyd. Visitation will be held Monday, August 8, 2022, from 1-3pm EST at the Gardner-Brockman Chapel, 505 Main St. Vincennes, IN. A funeral service will be held Monday, August 8, 2022, at 3pm.

Memorial Contribution can be made to Thursday Church in Bonnie’s honor.

Services

Visitation: August 8, 2022 1:00 pm - August 8, 2022 3:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home Gardner-Brockman Chapel
505 Main St.
Vincennes, IN 47591


Room: Front Chapel

Service: August 8, 2022 3:00 pm - August 8, 2022 4:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home Gardner-Brockman Chapel
505 Main St.
Vincennes, IN 47591


Room: Front Chapel

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Bonnie was a terrific person! The patients loved her and her co-workers enjoyed working with her. I always admired her so much.
    Virginia (Gini) Williams

  2. So sorry for your loss. Bonnie was one of the nicest persons I had the honor of working with. She was kind and compassionate with every patient she came in contact with. Her smile was contagious and one couldn’t resist smiling with her. Bonnie will be missed!

  3. I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Bonnie was one of the strongest people I have ever known. She has fought so hard. She was one of the hardest workers I ever saw. She will definitely be
    missed

  4. I’ve known Bonnie for many years. We worked for Unit 20 school as bus drivers. She was a wonderful lady and a great friend. She will be missed. RIP Bonnie. Will see again someday. The family is in my thoughts and prayers 🙏🙏

  5. I know she is dancing a jog with Jesus but oh my she is greatly missed down here.I loved her firey spirit , laugh , giggle and joy ! Joy exuded from her always 🔥❤️Loved working with her ! I’ll never forget her swinging in a trapeze on an empty bariatric bed on old IMC room at the end is f the hall while Melinda Keith was laughing so hard she nearly fell down .God gained a beautiful laughing jolly greeter in heaven!

  6. She took care of me during a hospital stay and we became good friends. Loved her. Heaven will welcome this fabulous caregiver.

  7. We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Bonnie. Every time I had the opportunity to speak to her she was always so very nice. Our prayers are with her family and friends.
    With heartfelt sympathy,
    Charles and Heidi Leffler

  8. She will be greatly missed. Bonnie has been there for so many and she was a walking testimony in her faith. My prayers are with you all. P

  9. Bonnie was a great lady,I also had the pleasure of working many years with her, rest in peace,you’ll always be remembered.

  10. Bonnie boo
    You made any work day more fun with your craziness. You blessed so many with your kindness and big heart. You will be missed down here, but I know you are dancing up there!
    Til we meet again,

  11. Bonnie’s positive personality was infectious! She was a doll. Fly high Mrs Bonnie!!!

  12. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Bonnie driving buses with my mom. She was a sweetheart. Love an prayers for the family.

  13. I am so sad. Bonnie, I Loved ya. I would always tease you. I loved working with you on IMC. I knew you loved 🍄 hunting and I made you a certificate one time. Love you RIP. Your a beautiful lady.

  14. I’m so sorry for your loss Brandy my prayers are with you Shelby and Jim your mom was an awesome person and she would do anything for anybody she sure will be deeply missed much love.

  15. I was so thrilled that I ran into her at the post office just 10 days ago. It had been a long time since I last saw her. I remember going to Willie’s after work and laughing so hard because she had to stand on a chair to throw her darts. Sweet, sweet lady. My prayers to her family.

  16. I will miss seeing Bonnie on Thursday nights at church, but what a comfort to know she is worshiping in heaven now. Prayers for your family.

  17. Bonnie and I went to High School together and had a few adventures back then!! Sure enjoyed seeing her when I would run into her over the years and reminisce! My sympathies to the family!!

  18. Many memories working at Crestview and GSH then worshiping together. Peace and comfort forever Bonnie!

  19. Sorry for your loss. We knew Jim and his wife more than the family. Know you’ll miss her, but just think how happy she is now with Jesus. Walter & Elaine Miller

  20. So sorry for your loss. Bonnie knew my sister much better than me because she grew up more in her age group, but in the past years we have had some family reunions that I have got to know her more and appreciated having to to be closer to her. I am so sorry for you loosing someone so special to you. She is at her peace now. Debbie Lloyd Lawrence

  21. So sorry for our loss of Bonnie. She is the wife of my double cousin, ( Jim Boyd ). One of my favorite relatives. No matter how long it had been since I saw Bonnie and Jim, it was always just like it was yesterday. There was a time when we visited at my sister’s house in afternoon get togethers. Sometimes Aunt Lizzie was there And cousin Kathy too. Remember the good times.

  22. I was blessed to work with Bonnie many years at Good Samaritan Hospital as a CNA and PCT. She was one of the best of the best at caring for patients and training others to do the same. She was also a very good friend and I personally will miss her and I know God has her in the palm of his hands, Fly high Bon Bon!

  23. Going to be missed by many. A great coworker and great worker for God. So sorry for your loss. Loved working with her.

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