Funeral services for Joseph R. (Joe) Bonner Sr., 86, of Thomasville, will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. David Cook will officiate and internment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Bonner passed away on June 24, 2017, at his residence. Born Dec. 29, 1930, in Grady County, he was a son of the late Henry Benjamin Bonner and Foster Stephenson Bonner. He was married to Hazle Brock Bonner for 65 years, who survives. Mr. Bonner was an insurance agent at Life of Georgia Insurance Company. He was a member of Dawson Street Baptist Church. In his free time he enjoyed working in his yard. Survivors include son, J.R. (Joey) Bonner and wife, Rhonda, of Cairo; daughter, Pamela Parker and husband, Woodrow, of Ochlocknee; grandchildren, Debbie Joe Carroway and husband, Winston, Chuck Bonner and wife, Cyrene, Victoria Trussell and husband, Jared, Lori Parker, Brock Bonner and wife, Lauren, and Jessica Bonner; six great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, Randy Bonner; brothers, Lester Bonner, Grady Bonner and Glenn Bonner; sisters, Margaret Coats, Gwen Stanaland, Jean Bonner and Mildred Booth; and grandson, William Christopher Bonner. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 26, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to Dawson Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 1025 N. Dawson St., Thomasville Georgia 31792 or Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 114 Mimosa Drive, Thomasville, Georgia 31792. Guests are invited to sign the online register at www.allenfh.com.
Published on June 24, 2017