Billy Ray Bonner, age 77, of Millport, AL died March 5, 2019 at the Pickens County Medical Center.
Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. March 9, 2019 at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Long and Rev. Dan Finney officiating. Burial followed in Arbor Springs Cemetery with Skelton Funeral
Home of Reform directing. Visitation was Friday March 8th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jerry W. Bonner; brother-in-law, Truman Hardy and nephew, Jerome Hardy.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret A. Bonner; two sons, Jonathan R. Bonner and James M. Bonner; three sisters, Maxine Gregg (Larry), Martha Hardy and Denise Driver (Roland); three grandchildren,
Grace Ann Elinburg (Jon) , Cole Bonner and Wyatt Scott Bonner; two great-grandchildren, Jon Caleb Elinburg and Lily Ann Elinburg and a number of nieces and nephews.
Billy was born November 25, 1941 in Coalfire, Alabama to the late Linnes M. “Shorty” Bonner and Alice L. Collier Bonner. He was an active member of Coalfire Baptist Church, a retired employee of GenCorp in Columbus, MS and a lifelong resident of Pickens County.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Coalfire Baptist Church, Attn: Mildred Stokes, 318 Coalfire Circle, Reform, AL 35481.