James Whitson Bonner passed away August 20, 2016 at the age of 86, after a courageous battle with cancer. A memorial service will be at First United Methodist Church in DeSoto, TX, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, 11 AMJames is an Auburn University graduate and was a member of the ROTC. He retired from Dallas Power and Light with 38 years of service after serving his time in the Army. James is survived by his wife Mary Frances along with his four children, one step-son, nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren along with a brother, niece and nephew. In lieu of flowers you can donate to Family First Hospice, First United Methodist Church of DeSoto TX, or any Cancer Society.

Interment and graveside services will be in Ashland, Alabama.