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Funeral: 12 noon Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 12 noon Wednesday at the funeral home
Interment: Elmwood Cemetery, Flora
Evelyn Bernice Bonham Potter, age 87, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday night, February 5, 2021, at Flora Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.
She was born March 16, 1933, in Logan County, the daughter of William and Nora (Pease) Crosier. She was previously married to George Bonham. She later married Virgil Potter and they resided in rural Kinmundy. Virgil preceded her in death in 2001.
Evelyn was a faithful woman of God, and had been a member of the United Pentecostal Church and Assembly of God in Flora. She had worked for the International Shoe Company in Flora, Kralis Poultry in Olney, and had spent years working around her farm outside of Xenia. She enjoyed tending to her garden and reading her bible.
She is survived by 2 sons: David Bonham of Flora and Gary (Amie) Bonham of Sims; 5 grandchildren: Allen (Tonya) Bonham, Sheila (David) Greenwood, Christina Bonham, Katie (Tavis) Martinez, and Ruth Bonham; 11 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; 6 siblings; and a daughter-in-law: Darlene Bonham.
A funeral ceremony will begin at 12 noon on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Pastor Lee Woods and David Bonham officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Assembly of God Church in Flora, and these will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence, visit: www.frankandbright.com
So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Dave, I am so very sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Praying for you. Bridget
Allen we are so sorry for the loss of your grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family.
Katie our Thoughts & Prayers are with you & the whole family!
David, I am so sorry about your PRECIOUS MOTHER I still feel the effects of losing mine in 2007 like it was yesterday