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Bernice Bonner, formerly of Eureka, passed away in Corsicana Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in Mt. Pleasant Oct. 14, 1927 to Ira D. Parham and Lula Florence Stevens Parham. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School and attended Business College in Tyler. She married James (Jim) Bonner on July 5, 1956 in Mexia. Bernice was a member of the Church of Christ and attended at North Beaton Church of Christ in Corsicana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Evelyn Smith; brother Carl Parham; son-in-law Don Ridge, and her husband of 49 years James (Jim) Bonner.
She is survived by her children Dennis Bonner and wife Pat of Conroe Becky Ridge of Wortham and David Bonner and wife Beverly of Eureka; grandchildren; William Bonner and wife Julie, Sarah Heller and husband Colin, Ashlynne Floria, Chad Ridge, Joey Ridge and wife Luci, James Bonner, Ashley Warren and husband Cooper, Kasey Bonner and six great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdaym July 22, 2017 at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 in the Chapel at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Eureka Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dennis Bonner, David Bonner, James Bonner, Colin Heller, Coper Warren and Joey Ridge. Honorary pallbearer will be Chad Ridge.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on June 21, 2017
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