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Bonnie Mae (Padgett) Long

October 1, 1942 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 79)


Bonnie Mae (Padgett) Long, 79 of Olney passed away at 2:06 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Richland Nursing and Rehab in Olney.

Celebration of Life services are being scheduled for a later date. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Bonnie was born on October 1, 1942 in Richland County the daughter of Victor and Beatrice (Thomas) Padgett. She married Bobby R. Long on September 30, 1961 in Olney. Bob preceded her in death on February 22, 2019.

She was a Registered Nurse for many years and enjoyed working at both the Clinic and Hospital in Olney. She loved her years there, especially so working for Dr. Hatten, Dr. Mayfield and Dr. Tann. Several of her grandchildren are following in her footsteps and are in the medical field. She was affectionately known as “Frammy” to all of her family and was still just as spunky as she ever was. She was a connoisseur of Little House on the Prairie, MASH, and the Waltons. She loved her bird feeders, geraniums, and ferns. Bonnie coached girl’s softball for many years as well as helped with both Girl and Boy Scouts. She loved her church, Christian Church of Olney and Pastor Ben and her special cousins Shirley and Truman Greenwood who would pick her up and make sure she got to church on Sundays.

Bonnie is survived by her three children, Bryan Long (Deb) of St. Elmo, Jenny Gordon of Olney, Chris Schmidt (Tony) of Olney; grandchildren Benjamin (Vanessa), Ashley (Mark), Schuyler (Alexys), Molly (Gregg), Jenna and Ean; great-grandchildren, Abram, Ezekiel, Tyler, Makenna, Payton, Paisley, Marlee and Madeline; sister Joyce Murphy of Utah; brother Jerry ‘Butch’ and Nancy Padgett of Olney; and son-in-law Drew Pottorff of Olney.

She is preceded in death by her husband Bob Long, parents Victor and Beatrice Padgett, daughter Tara Pottorff, brother Harold ‘Smokey’ Padgett and sister Wanda ‘Sis’ Thomason.

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