Nov. 4, 1958 – Jan. 18, 2020
Bonnie Louise McWhorter Duvall of the Greshamville Community, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 61.
Funeral Services was held Thursday, Jan. 23, at the First United Methodist Church South Campus, 4741 Carey Station Road, Greensboro, Rev. Mike Pritchett and Rev. Harold Duvall officiated. Graveside service followed in the Duvall Family Cemetery, 1255 Bill Duvall Road, Greensboro, 30642. Serving as pallbearers were Scott Baynes, Jackie Copelan, Wynn Copelan, Jerry Duvall, Jeffrey Harvey, Jorge Romero, Ethan Slaughter, and Heath Slaughter. Honorary pallbearers were Jeb Butcher, Jason Crook, Major Bryan Fanning, Josh Hurst, Jordan Knowles, Robby McDyre, and Kevin Morrison. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington, DC.
A lifelong resident of Greensboro, she was born Nov. 4, 1958 to the late Charlotte Maureen Culberson McWhorter and James Hamilton “Hamp” McWhorter. She graduated from Nathanael Greene Academy in 1976 and was a graduate of the University of Georgia. On Aug. 12, 1979, she married Vincent Mearl “Zippy” Duvall, Sr. Bonnie worked with her husband on the family farm where they raised their four children. She was a faithful member of New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville. She was a member of the Greene County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee and enjoyed accompanying her husband, Zippy, on trips representing Farm Bureau across the country. She was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and loved all sports, but none more than Georgia Football. Bonnie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who supported her family in all things. In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Betty Carr Dickens McWhorter.
Survivors include her husband of forty years, Vincent Mearl “Zippy” Duvall, Sr.of the Greshamville Community; children, Lt. Colonel Vincent Mearl “Vince” Duvall, Jr. (Erin) of Acworth, GA, Cora “Corrie” Terry (Jared) of Huntsville, AL, Zeb Duvall (Katie) of Buckhead, GA, and Zellie Duvall of Washington, DC; grandchildren, Ava Duvall, Vincent Mearl “Tripp” Duvall III, Savannah Duvall, Jocee Terry, and Gus Terry; sister, Hannah Baynes (Scott) of Greensboro, GA; a host of other relatives and many friends.
The family requests that donations can be made to Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665.
McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, 706-453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.