Meridian Star


March 13, 2013

Edward Leo Bonner

QUITMAN —     Services for Edward Leo Bonner will be held today, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church, Quitman, with Rev. John Edwards, Dr. Gene Neal and Rev. Grady Crowell officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery with Wright's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Bonner, 85, of Quitman, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

    Survivors include his wife, Katherine “Kitty” Bonner; sons: Terry Leo Bonner and wife Louri, and Larry Bonner and wife Susan; daughters: Patsy Dew and husband Buddy, and Patti Welch and husband Joe; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Billie Bonner and wife Betty; and, sisters: Bonnie Oliver and Faye Swilley.

    Pallbearers will be Brad Cheatham, Walter Taylor, John Smith, Max Bonner, Michael Bonner, Steven Huber, Tom Mayatt and Gilford Dabbs III.

    Friends may sign online guest register at

    Visitation will be today, one hour prior to services at the church.

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