Bonita Joy Smitherman "Bonzai", "Bon Bon", "Mom" (February 13, 1959 - December 22, 2015)Bonita Joy Smitherman, 56, of Pace, Florida passed away peacefully at home December 22, 2015 surrounded by her loving family and numerous friends she considered family. Bonita was the oldest of 5 children born in Detroit, Michigan. Bonita is survived by her committed husband of 15 years, L. Craig Smitherman; Her oldest and precious daughter, Sheena Marie Lewis; Her youngest and cherished daughter, Ashley Dawn Krasinski and husband Steve; Grandchildren, Coty James Anderson, Brianna Grace Anderson, Steven Tyler Krasinski, Morgan LeighAnn Krasinski, Shannon Elizebeth Krasinski and Wyatt Stonewall Krasinski. Bonita lived life with a vigor and passion not seen in many. She craved adventure...Boni did it all from skydiving to making the Guinness Book of World Records. She traveled to Thailand often and shook hands with the King of Thailand all while being a dedicated wife, mom and grandma. She was dynamic and creative. She brought sunshine wherever she went and lifted and encouraged those who were in desperate need. She shared her light and filled the room with Joy and laughter. A servant with a selfless love and a desire to have God glorified through her. Gone but not forgotten...Boni will be remembered. Visitation Monday December 28, 2015 will be from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. at Woodbine Methodist Church, Pace, FL, Funeral Services will follow at 1:00 pm. Lewis funeral home Pace chapel handling arrangements.
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