December 20, 2013

Julia Washington Bonds

— Julia Washington Bonds, 87, of Rocky Face, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bonds Jr.; mother, Minnie Lou Washington; two sisters, Ruby Morris and Virginia Kemp.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joanne and Eli Washington of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Clifford Ray and Glenda Bonds of Stone Mountain; sister, Bonnie Faye Palmer of Cleveland, Ohio; a half-sister, Maxine Washington; three brothers, Lewis Washington of Belles, Tenn., Austin and Jimmy Washington of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

The funeral to honor the life of Ms. Bonds will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Chuck Harris and Dr. Jerry Jones officiating.

Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home Monday from noon until service time at 1 p.m.

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Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.