Clifford Dewayne Bonner

Published 11:57 am Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Funeral services for Mr. Clifford Dewayne Bonner were held on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Lomax Hannon Auditorium. Rev. Ben Davis officiated. Burial followed in Zion Rest Cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville, Ala., directed.         

Clifford Dewayne Bonner, also known as “Texas Red” to some and “Big Red” to others, was born Feb. 19,1969 to the late Mary Alice and John Lee Bonner Jr.

God called him to take his rest on Sept. 3, 2017 at J. Paul  Hospital in Camden, Ala.

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As a child he attended Pine Flat AME Church. He attended Butler and Wilcox County Schools. He received his barber’s degree from Jeff Davis Community College in Brewton, Ala.  He was a licensed master barber.

He put his skills to work at JJ’s Barbershop and Aleka’s Braids and Designs. He put his finest work on his family and friends. He was a jack of all trades, but barbering was his true passion.

Clifford is preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, Daisy and John Lee Bonner Sr. and Mary Alice and Cleveland Palmer; two sisters, Ruby Bonner-Campbell and Melissa Bonner; and brother, Larry James Bonner.

Clifford leaves to cherish his memories five daughters, Nyoshi Bonner, Jackson, Tenn., Beauty Bonner, Selma, Ala., Aaliyah Wilson, Greenville, Ala., and LaKetta and Taneisha Bonner, both of McWilliam, Ala.; sisters, Lena (James) Fails, Pine Apple, Ala., Jennie (Billy Ray) Bonner, Carrie Bonner and Margaret Savage, all of Greenville, Ala., Lynda Maddox, Troy, Ala., and Debbie Johnson, Forest Home, Ala.; brothers, Billy (Verdell) Palmer, Pine Apple, Ala., Willie (Daisy) Bonner, Pensacola, Fla., Melvin (Nina) Bonner and Johnny Bonner, both of Georgiana, Ala., Daryl (Gwen) Bonner and Roydrick (Kala) Bonner, both of Greenville, Ala., Patrick Bonner, Killeen, Texas, and Clarence Johnson, Detroit, Mich.;  three sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He had a host of special friends. Clifford was well loved and he loved well. He’s gone but he will never be forgotten.