Sandra Joyce Bonner

Alton | Tuesday, December 16 2014

Sandra Joyce Bonner, 40, died at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Born June 16, 1974 in Marietta, GA, she was the daughter of Edward L. and Edith M. (Webster) Gray of Godfrey. Sandra loved photography, art, children, writing poetry and short stories, animals and nature. She owned and operated Whistle-Room, an online sales operation. She married Patrick “Adam” Bonner on August 12, 2005 in Edwardsville. He survives. Along with her parents and husband, she is survived by three brothers, Kenneth “Kenny” Gray of Ramseur, NC, Michael Gray (Cammie) of Florissant, MO, and James Gray (Heather) of New Bern, NC, three sisters, Brenda Bennett (Robert) of Fort Lawn, SC, Sheryl Hettinger of Asheboro, NC, and Patricia Betts (Ronald) of Franklinville, NC, 14 nieces and nephews and five great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a niece, Hope Zimmerman. A memorial visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Reverend Don E. Long Jr. will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Oasis Women’s Shelter. Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

Print Version

Subscribe for FREE today.
Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, classifieds, video and more delivered directly to your email inbox.

We want to hear from you. Provide your thoughts and comments below.

Follow Us