Bonners married 50 years
Jim and Nancy Bonner will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, with a family luncheon.
The couple met in high school in Centralia, Ill., and were married on Jan. 28, 1961, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centralia.
They have three children: Jimmy Bonner of Herrin; Rodney Bonner of Schaumburg; and Craig Bonner and wife Julie of Anna.
They have six grandchildren: Kali Bonner, Nick Bonner and Drew Bonner of Carterville; Benjamin Bonner of Schaumburg; and Kelsie and Kortnie Bonner of Anna.
Jim Bonner retired from the Illinois Central Railroad in 1996 after 36 years of service.
Nancy Bonner retired in 1997 after working as a lunchroom supervisor at Crainville Grade School for 22 years.