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Oca Vana Debity Bonine

June 23, 1934 — November 9, 2019

Oca Vana Debity Bonine, 85, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019, at a family residence in Lewisburg, TN.  She loved to travel, go out to eat, and to wear colorful clothes.  Her family and friends will  remember her as being a very loving and out spoken person.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Bonine; parents, Jack and Mary Debity; sons, Larry, Kenny, and Danny Bonine; granddaughter, Christina Bonine; great grandson, Anthony Hartline; sisters, Blanch, Silvia,  Blake, and Mary Joe; brothers, Mayburn, Mayford, Coy, and Gar.

She is survived by her children, Macky Bonine and wife Janice of Red Oak, TX, Sherry Moore and husband David of Cleveland, Gary Bonine of Dallas,TX, Tammy Suratt of Mabank, TX, Monty Bonine of Dallas, TX, Marty Bonine and wife Belinda of Dallas,TX, and Cazzie Petty of Lewisburg, TN; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; brothers, Danny Debity and Dock Debity; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A celebration of her life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Dodrill officiating.  Interment will follow in the Epperson Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Coker Creek, TN.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the funeral home.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, November 14, 2019

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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