Bonnie Mae Davis Shuler age 89 of Pennington Gap, Va passed away Saturday, April 22, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Bonnie was born on Wallens Creek on August 10, 1933. Her parents were Ed and Mary Rebecca Davis. Her mother passed away of TB in 1937. Bonnie was raised by her grandmother Rachel Webb Davis. Bonnie married Glen R. Shuler in June 1948. They raised 5 children together. They lived in Right Poor Valley throughout their marriage except for a few years they lived in Indiana. Bonnie worked many jobs over the years. She was a homemaker raising and loving her children through hard times. Bonnie and Glen raised tobacco for many years and also helped other people with theirs also. They started as custodians at the First Baptist Church in Pennington Gap in 1970. They also did the United Methodist Church ending in 1995. She was a housekeeper for people all over the county becoming friends with them all. She was a caregiver, taking care of many people in the county. She would also sit in the hospital with many patients and also in their homes. She was a kind and loving person always reaching out to help those in need.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen R. Shuler; her son, Gary Lynn Shuler; her infant brother, Berly James Davis; her parents, Ed and Mary Rebecca Davis; her grandmother, Rachel Webb Davis; her uncle, Tobe Davis and wife Jennie Davis; her uncle, Haburn Davis; and many other uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.
She is survived by her children, Richard Leo Shuler, Mary Sue Shuler Mase and husband Joe, Debbie Gail Shuler Short, and Billy Jerome Shuler; grandchildren, Stacey Lynn Kirk and husband Bucky, Amanda Suzanne Short, Derek Jerome Shuler, Gary Christopher Allen Shuler; great grandchildren, Rylie Kirk, Tucker Kirk, Aidan Kirk, Sawyer Kirk, Wyatt Kirk; along with many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Pennington Gap Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow with pastor Paul Davis, Jr. officiating.
A committal service will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Powell Valley Cemetery, Dryden, Va. with pastor Paul Davis, Jr. officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:30 AM to go in procession to the cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family would like to express a special thank you to caregiver, Tammy Elison and Caris Hospice for their love and care of Bonnie.
Arrangements for Bonnie Mae Davis Shuler are provided by Pennington Gap Funeral Home.
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