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Sidney F. Bonnell, Jr.

September 17, 1942 December 31, 2021
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Obituary for Sidney F. Bonnell, Jr.

Sidney F. Bonnell, Jr., age79, of Golconda, Illinois passed away on December 31, 2021, in Paducah, Kentucky.

He was born on September 17, 1942, to Sidney and Ruth (Smith) Bonnell, Sr. in Rosiclare, IL. He was a U.S. ARMY veteran serving from 1961-1964. Sidney was Baptized at Brownfield Baptist Church and attended First Baptist Church of Golconda. Sidney had worked construction, Union Operator, Truck Driver, Amax Coal Company, and farming. He enjoyed gardening, growing blackberries, quail hunting, and farming. Sidney was a member of Golconda Masonic Lodge 131.

Sidney is survived by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Bonnell; six children, Tammy (Charles) Hacker, Laura (Terry) Blankenship, William (Laura) Potts, Jennifer (John) Whiting, Travis (Kala) Bonnell, Whitney Bonnell (Luke Pickering); sixteen grandchildren, Caleb (Marissa) Blankenship, Carter Blankenship, Cale Blankenship, Hannah (Adam) Mason-Salinas, Billy Potts II, Sarah Mason, Erika Mason, Grace Potts, Ashton (Phillip) Palmer, Loren Whiting, Abby Whiting, Natalie Bonnell Andrew Bonnell, Harmony Bonnell, Issiah Pickering, Camden Pickering, Cade Pickering; great grandchild, Darcy Blankenship; three siblings, Charles Bonnell, Carl (Lu) LaCrosse, Faith Carlson.

Sidney was preceded in death by his parents Sidney F. Bonnell, Sr. and Dema Ruth (Smith) Elam; wife, Melba Jean (Spivey) Bonnell; one grandchild, Kaylynn Pickering; five siblings, Troy Bonnell, Robert Bonnell, Orena Bonnell-Leidch, Hope Brinegar, Keith LaCrosse


Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Aly Funeral Home Eddyville, IL. Bro. Hillis Jones will conduct the funeral service. The service will start with Masonic Rites. Burial will follow at Palestine Cemetery near Golconda. Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9227, American Legion Post 719, ARMY National Guard Military Honors Team at the cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service at the funeral home on Saturday.

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Visitation

Saturday

8

Jan

10:00 AM 1/8/2022 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/8/2022 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Jan

1:00 PM 1/8/2022 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Palestine Cemetery Final Resting Place

Eddyville Blacktop
Golconda, IL 62938

Eddyville Blacktop Golconda 62938 IL
United States
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