Aurora Bonner

September 18, 1927April 4, 2021

On Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Mrs. Aurora Bonner was called home, for her a better day came and now she is alive forever more with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Bonner was born in New Orleans, LA September 18, 1927. Growing up in New Orleans Mrs. Bonner experienced many days whereby she was challenged, she worked at a local cotton mill. Aurora and Thomas Bonner were married in 1968 and a few years later they moved to Mobile AL and made Mobile their home. She was employed at Montel Hospital. Raising 3 children and providing home health care for her mother were some of her greatest memories. Mrs. Bonner attended a Billy Graham Crusade in 1955, where she received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Mrs. Bonner, was a faithful member of Indian Springs Baptist Church where she taught children for many years, she never wanted any recognition but only to help, when a need existed. Mrs. Bonner is preceded in death by her father, Ciro Licona: her mother, Petronella Alvarez Licona: her sister, Marie Bevil and one daughter, Norma Howard. She is survived by her husband, Thomas H. Bonner Jr. of 53 wonderful years. Daughter, Irene Zedonk: son, Fredrick Conklin. Ten grandchildren, Charles Stokes, Kevin Stokes, Odessa Cosgrove Chilton, David Cosgrove, Danielle (Andy) Wilson, Melissa Buchanan, Joshua Conklin, Aaron Conklin, and Jessica Hanson. Twenty three Great Grandchildren, Sixteen Great-great Grandchildren. A special thanks goes out to Rita Trawick, Odessa Chilton, and Judy Hughes, for all the home care love and a special thanks to the church family and neighbors for all the prayers and food.

A visitation for Aurora will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 from 9:00 AM until funeral service time at 11:00 AM at Radney Funeral Home, 1200 Industrial Pkwy, Saraland, Alabama 36571. A burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Garden, PO Box 318, Semmes, Alabama 36575-0318.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 9, 2021


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Robin Stokes

April 7, 2021

RIP Nanny Bonner. ❤❤❤