KOKOMO — Mary Bonnie Ailor, 95, Kokomo, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at her home.
She was born Aug. 10, 1918, in Andersonville, Tenn., to Peter and Malinda (Ford) Melton. On Nov. 27, 1936, she married Milton Ailor, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1990.
She retired from Haynes Satellite and attended Bethel Tabernacle Church of God. She loved the Lord and cherished her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by one son, Richard (Phyllis) Ailor, Kokomo; six daughters, Creola and husband Mike Hundley, Kokomo, Vivian and husband Donald Mason, Sharpsville, Margie and husband Robert Matthew, Fort Myers, Fla., Beulah (Powell) and husband Alton Brigance, Logansport, Wilma Sue Wilson, Kokomo, and Terri and husband Ray Bass, Kokomo; daughter-in-law, Marie Ailor; 19 grandchildren, Debbie Spratt, Patty Uphus, Jill Keeter, Leroy Mason, Kathy Eagle, Kim Fitzpatrick, Julie Maines, Jeff Ailor, Andrea Weidner, Diana Shedron, Rodney Powell, Wendy Krzeminski, Cindy Stephens, Holly Bass, Johnny Bass, Lydia Bass, Kerrie Ann Lyons, Kent Ailor and Kurt Ailor; 36 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Gerald “Jerry” Ailor; one grandson, Billy Mason; and one brother, Alonzo Melton.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home with Pastor David Cornelius officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.