Gustava "Gussie" Bonner, 96, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in a local healthcare facility. She was a 1936 graduate of Howard High School and was a lifelong, faithful member of Avondale Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Bonner; and son, Franklin "KOOKIE" Bonner. Survivors include one son, Lefarron (Jacquelyn) Bonner; daughter-in-law, Linda Bonner; grandson, Preston Bonner; granddaughters, Stephanie (Tracy) Penson, Danielle Bonner and Fanta Bonner; seven great-grandchildren; nephew, George W. (Jocelyn) Dave, of Louisville, Ky.; other relatives; cherished friends, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Garner and family and many other friends. The body will lie-in-state after 12:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the chapel with Brother John R. Taylor Sr. as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.