Bonnie Lou Boyle Elswick 1940-2013

Bonnie Lou Boyle Elswick, 73, of Russell, KY went home to be with her Lord, on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

Mrs. Elswick was born January 19, 1940 in Greenup Co, KY, a daughter of the late Arthur and Opal Alexander Boyle.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers: Dallas and Gilford Boyle, a sister, Wanda Sperry; and a nephew, Timothy K. Snoddy.

She loved being a homemaker and caring for her family, especially her grandchildren. She delighted in summer canning, was an excellent cook, and a proficient seamstress.  She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Flatwoods, KY, and a member of Gideons International Auxiliary Greenup County Camp.

She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Virgil Elswick;  two children:  Barry (Terri Ann) Elswick of Cape Coral, FL and Heather (Mark) Kirk of Flatwoods, KY; four grandchildren:  Aaron Elswick, Matt Elswick, Brice Kirk, and Emory Kirk; a brother: Garal (Sondra) Boyle of Argillite, KY; four sisters: Joann (Clinton) Snoddy of Wilmore, KY, Theda

(Garry) Eldridge of Lexington, KY, Sharon (Gerald) Payne of Ashland, KY,  Bernice (Sandy) Williams of Fort Walton Beach, FL and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The funeral will be at 11 AM on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church in Flatwoods, KY with Pastor Jim Pridemore and Associate Pastor Ben Gentile officiating.  Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, KY.

The visitation will be from 6 to 9 PM at the church.  Bailey Family

Funeral Home in Flatwoods has been entrusted with the arrangements.  Online condolences may be sent on the family’s behalf to

Contributions in Bonnie’s memory may be sent to Gideons International, P.O. Box 293, Greenup, KY  41144 or Community Hospice 1480 Carter Ave. Ashland, KY  41101.


#2 and Pam Newsome 2013-02-18 17:07
Our hearts go out to you and your family , he was such a sweet kind hearted woman who will forever be in our hearts. I will miss her sweet face a kind words. We love you brother if you need anything even a shoulder to cry on we are here for you.
#1 Wanda Mattingly 2013-02-17 01:10

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Bonnie will always be remembered and in our hearts.


Lucille Craft
and daughter, Wanda Mattingly

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