Gwendolyn Gail Bonner

Gwendolyn Gail Bonner

Saturday June 8th, 1957 - Thursday December 31st, 2020
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Gwendolyn Gail “Gwen” Bonner, 63, was born June 8, 1957 to the late Richard and Mattie B. Smith in Chattanooga. She passed away on December 31, 2020.

She was a graduate of Kirkman Technical High School, class of 1975. A retiree of Restaurant Enterprises, “Gwen”, as the family and most of her friends called her, was a good person with a good heart. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who was loved by all who knew her. She will truly be missed.

Gwendolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Mattie B. Smith; two sisters, Charlotte Simms and Richette “Tay” Smith.

Gwendolyn leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Ray Bonner; son, Cameron Jackson; daughter, Chetara Bonner; 3 grandchildren, JaShayla, Cameron, Jr., and Alecia; sisters, Maryann (Usuf) Saleem, Washington, DC., Wanda Watson, Jerrilyn Smith, Paulette Dunson, Tijuana Smith, Valerie (Jose’) Sanchez, Desoto, TN; brothers, Danny (Paula) Smith, East Ridge, TN, Eric (Verneeda) Smith, Clarksville, TN; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A public viewing will be held 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Monday, January 11, 2021 at the funeral home. A private family funeral service will be held. Interment: Forest Hills Cemetery.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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Posted at 01:52pm
Just want to send my condolences to the family. My dear friend Tijuana , just want the entire family to know that we are praying for all of you. Enjoyed the times spent with Gwen and the family. God bless you all. Katrina and family.

Cameron Jackson

Posted at 05:27pm
Mama this is your only son. Just wanted to let you know that i love you baby💯💯💯. You will be truly missed. Real talk

Sinita Smith

Posted at 06:28pm
Grew up knowing Ms. Gwen sweetie lady ever sending condolences to her family

Cameron Jackson Posted at 05:26pm

Thank you. Don’t really remember you,but this her only son cameron

Adriane Horton

Posted at 08:19am
Sorry for your lost Ms.Gwen will be truly missed.

Cameron Posted at 09:38pm

Thank you

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