Mrs. Bonnie Lou Ellis Stover

Mrs. Bonnie Lou Ellis Stover, 87, of Ellijay, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

She was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Gilmer County to the late Joseph Lester and Roxie Mathis Ellis. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Liberty Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by husband, Jay Stover; son, Ernest Clay Stover; brother, Joe Ellis; and sister, Josie Stamey. 

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, David and Martha Stover, of Ellijay; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Randy McClure, Sheryl and Lionel York, Gayle Seiverling and James Henson, Glenda Garland and J.C. Sluder, all of Ellijay; special caregiver, Mechelle Thumma; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren. 

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Stover, Pastor Wendell Stover and the Rev. Billy Nealey officiating. 

Music was by Tiffany Paschal and Sharon and Darryl Rogers. 

Pallbearers were Curtis Stover, Jeff Garland, Brycen Garland, Trevor McClure, Freddy Crump, Brian Ballew and James Paschal. 

Interment was in the New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006