Bonnie Blanton, age 78 of Bowling Green, passed away Monday, February 3rd 2020 at the Magnolia Village in Bowling Green. She was born June 10th 1941 in Louisville, KY, the daughter of Everett & Vadna Muffett Harrell. She was a retired school teacher for the Grayson County School System, a member of the Grayson County Retired Teachers Association, and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church. She is survived be her two sons, David Ward & Kenneth Ward and two grandchildren. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Sam Ward & Les Blanton, one sister, Joyce Rice, and one brother, Herbert Harrell. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday (February 7th) at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Leitchfield. Burial will be in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday(Feb. 5th) , 1:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday (Feb 6th), with prayer services at 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening, and from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to the Grayson Co. Community Alliance Food Pantry or the Twin Lakes Humane Society P.O. Box 157, Leitchfield, KY 42755 Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Blanton. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Bonnie Blanton. at

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  1. Every mother is a one of kind and most important person to a child/son/daughter. My mom taught me to work hard, appreciate what you have and treat everyone with love & dignity (we are all the same in God’s eyes). Mom always put her needs second to he

  2. Ken,
    I was so happy we were all able to join together as one family last summer at Rough River. Bonnie enjoyed visiting with all of her cousins so much. We all had such a Blessed Day together. I appreciate you and David ensuring Your Mom joined us.

  3. Thoughts and Prayers with her family. Such a sweet lady. Used to work with her husband Les. He was a good man. I was thankful to be invited to their house from time to time.She was a special lady and thankful that God brought her and Les into my life. May

  4. Our Dads were brothers making use cousins of course. I have many happy memories as a child of going to the farm to visit Uncle Everett and Aunt Vadna. Bonnie always took us to the ponds to fish or to the barns to see the aninmals. Always fun for a city b

  5. Ken,
    I am so sorry for the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go through your grieving process.

    Teresa Wilson
    NorthCrest Medical Center

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