Funeral services for Mr. Melton Edward Bonner, age 66, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Bro. Donny Sadler officiating. Melton was born March 16, 1949, in Houston, Texas to Charles and Billie Hemby Bonner. He served in Vietnam in the U. S. Army. He was co-owner of C. Bonner and Son Auto Crushing. Melton died on November 28, 2015, at an Overton, Texas, nursing home. He is survived by his mother, Billie Bonner of Jacksonville, one son, Shannon Lee Bonner of Humble, one daughter, Madison Emily Bonner of Mixon, one step daughter, Tammara Thompson of Mixon, one sister, Vickie Carter of Jacksonville, three grandchildren, Dustin, Jacob and Elizabeth. Pallbearers will be Johnny Wayne Bonner, Austin Hawkins, Delbert "DJ" Jones, Lenn Bonner, Vernon Glaspie and Jesse Bonner. Honorary pallbearers will be George Bonner and Dustin Hawkins. Visitation will be today from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville.
Published on  December 3, 2015