LimaBonnie Lou Thompson Leis, 75, died April 29, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center.She was born June 30, 1935, in Pineville, Ky., to Daniel and Bertha Fuson Thompson, who preceded her in death. On June 30, 1962, she married Thomas Allen Leis, who survives in Lima.Mrs. Leis was a member of Lima Missionary Baptist Church and attended Hensley Missionary Baptist Church during the winter. She was a great help to many in her churches and community. She was known to all as “Aunt Bonnie.” She was a graduate of Northwestern Business School. She had worked at Elpar Motor Sales from 1955 to 1959 and Laibe Lincoln-Mercury from 1960 to 1970. She was a member of the Senior Citizens.Survivors also include two brothers, Jimmy L. (Carolyn) Thompson, of Harrogate, Tenn., and Bobby L. Thompson, of Elida; a sister, Inez Thompson Black, of Pineville, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.She was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Thompson Jones; two brothers-in-law, Jim (Wilma) Leis and Bill Black; and a niece, Nicole Thompson.Services will begin at 2 p.m. Monday at Lima Missionary Baptist Church. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel, and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.Memorial contributions may be made to Lima Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund.Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.
Bonnie Lou Thompson Leis