SIKESTON - Virginia Trisdale Bonner died at 12:32 a.m. July 23, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born in Fordyce, Ark., to the late Preston and Lona McKinney Trisdale. She graduated magna cum laude from Southeast Missouri State University with a nursing degree. She served the citizens of our area at Missouri Delta Medical Center for 23 years and Noranda Aluminum for 12 years. She was a caregiver with a lot of pride and professionalism and was instrumental in starting a knitting circle, which knits baby caps for newborns at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
On July 1, 1938, in Camden, Ark., she married James Wilson Bonner Sr., who preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1990.
She is survived by one son, James W. Bonner Jr. of Sikeston.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Geoff Posegate, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Burial will be conducted Wednesday in the Oakland Cemetery in Fordyce.
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Memorial contributions may be made to:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-1942