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Knight, Bonnie L.

North Lawrence — Bonnie L. Knight, age 56, of North Lawrence,  died Monday, March 29, 2021, at Smithville Western Care Center, after a five year battle with Alzheimer’s.
Bonnie was born on July 18, 1964, in Ripley, West Virginia, to Charles William and Virginia “Joyce” (Slaughter) Rhodes, graduated from Smithville High School in 1982, and worked as a Data Entry Specialist for Diebold in North Canton for 17 years.
Bonnie was a member of Grace Cathedral in Cuyahoga Falls.  She enjoyed old and antique trucks, coon hunting with her father, and being a grandmother to her grandchildren.
Surviving are her mother, Joyce Rhodes of North Lawrence; daughter, Megan (Phillip) Bumgardner of Smithville; son, Eric (fiancé Emily Massie) Ogg of Spencer; two grandchildren, Kayla and Logan Bumgardner; sister Brenda (Ron) Danner of Marshallville; brother-in-law, Scott (Michelle) Durkin of Massillon; and two nieces Amanda (Mike) Miller of Salem and Emily Durkin of Massillon.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Rhodes; and sister, Connie Durkin.
Friends may call on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Visitors are asked to wear masks, practice social distancing, and adhere to posted signs and spacing limitations.  Seating may be limited.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the Emma Chapel Cemetery in Liberty, WV.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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