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Douglas G. Bonner

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Douglas G. Bonner

Shreveport - Douglas Grey Bonner passed away July 5th in Minden, Louisiana. He was born September 27, 1918, near Oak Grove, Louisiana, to Mamie and George W. Bonner. He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin brother Dudley, his sisters Alice White (Floyd) and Gladys Lingenfelter (Dave), his brother Paul Bonner (Millie), and his wife of 40 years, Ethel Hudson Bonner.

Doug is survived by three daughters, Anne Hudson Jones, Susan Aldredge (Jefferson P.), and Bonnie Sanson (Richard Kauffman); five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Doug is also survived by his wife of 21 years, Nancy Burns Bonner; sister-in-law Johnette Evans (Bill), brother-in-law Don Moses (Janet), brother-in-law Ray Boswell; four stepchildren, the Reverend John Burns (Karen), Steve Burns (Mary), Cathy Minten (Dr. Jim), and David Burns (Holly); fourteen step grandchildren; and twenty-three step great-grandchildren.

Doug served as a navigator during World War II and completed more than 50 bombing missions. He was awarded four Air Medals and the Distinguished Flying Cross twice. In 1948, he was graduated from Louisiana Tech with a degree in engineering. He then worked for Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), from 1949 until he retired.

Doug's family thanks the entire staff of Savannah Court and the nurses of Aime Hospice of Minden for their special care and many kindnesses. At the time of his death, Doug was a member of the First Baptist Church of Shreveport. Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Shreveport Mission Fund, to Aime Hospice, or to the .

Visitation, 10 a.m., service 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 11th, at the First Baptist Church, Shreveport. Burial will follow at Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery, Shreveport.
Published in Shreveport Times from July 8 to July 10, 2018
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