Bonnie Behnke Reece

Bonnie Behnke Reece

ASHEVILLE — Bonnie Lou Behnke Reece, 68, was carried home by the angels to her eternal Heavenly home Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

Bonnie was born Sept. 20, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Louis Edwin Behnke and the late Ina Mae Mault Behnke. She had made her home in Asheville for the past 45 years and Bonnie was a devoted homemaker, always busy taking care of her family and her home. She was an avid reader and one her favorite fun pastimes was playing bingo. Bonnie was a faithful Christian and she loved her family deeply, always placing them first in her life. Her precious memory will forever remain in the hearts of her friends and loved ones.

Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Don Reece of Asheville; her daughters, Kimberly Reece Storie and John of North Port, Florida, Wendy Reece Holliday and Don of Weaverville, Holly Reece McCracken and Matthew of Canton and Elizabeth Reece Penny and Jason of Asheville; her son Kevin Reece of Asheville; nine grandsons and four granddaughters; one great-granddaughter and also Bonnie’s special dog, Buddie.

A celebration of life service for Mrs. Reece will be held Sunday, Sept. 19. Please contact the Reece family for information regarding the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals / ASPCA, 25 Heritage Drive, Asheville, NC 28806.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Reece family and words of comfort may be shared at

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