Willie Bonnette

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WILLISTON, S.C. - Funeral services for Willie Julius Bill Bonnette, 86, of Williston, SC will be held three p.m., Sunday, January 26, 2014 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Spring Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors accorded. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Edisto Baptist Church, 12828 Main Street, Williston, SC 29853 or Winfield Heights Baptist Church, Eddie Yelton Building Fund, 315 Chester St., Williston, SC 29853. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Augusta, GA USBC Hall of Fame. Born in Salley, SC, he was a son of the late Roy Preston Bonnett and Eula Mary Gray Bonnett and was married to LaVerne Keenan Bonnette. Mr. Bonnette was retired from Texaco Inc., Georgia Tax Commission and the US Army having served during WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He was an avid bowler having competed in over 25 national and international tournaments. He was past president and life member of the Augusta/ United States bowling Congress and was a Hall of Fame member. He was also a life member of the US Bowling Congress. He was a member of Edisto Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, LaVerne Keenan Bonnette of the home; daughters, Sandra B. Peterson, Debbie B. Fitzgerald, step-daughters, Wanda Gray, Lynda Barnes, Brenda Wilkins; son, Frederick Lamback, III; sisters, Dorothy B. Barton, Jessie B. Beard, Alice Faye B. Smith; 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Visit our on-line registry at www.folkfuneralhome.com

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70 N Elko St
Williston, SC 29853
(803) 266-3434
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