Bonnie J. Lester, 72, of Macomb, IL passed away at 7:16 PM on Monday January 1, 2018 at McDonough District Hospital.
She was born August 30, 1945 in Bushnell, IL to John Wesley and Naomi (Ealy) Kirby. She married Roderick Lester on February 14, 1965; he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, John Kevin (Kelly) Lester of Liberty, MO, David Wayne (Nitz Tango) Lester of Macomb, IL; five grandchildren, Jessica, Kolby, and Bryce Lester, Nathan and Kelsey Kellenberger; one great-grandson, Austin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lori Kay Kellenberger; five brothers, Kenneth, Marshall, Cleo, Jackie, and Jimmie Kirby; one sister, June Huffman.
Bonnie worked for King Seeley, McGraw Edison and retired from Farm King.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday January 5, 2018 at the Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home. Rev. Lee Unger will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Thursday January 4, 2018 at the funeral home.
A celebration of life will be held from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Friday January 5, 2018 at the Macomb VFW. Memorial contributions may be made to McDonough District Hospital. Please sign the guestbook and leave condolences at www.dodsworthfh.com