ALBANY -- Mrs. Ann Bland Bonser, 90, of Baconton died November 8, 2012 at Wynfield Park Health & Rehabilitation in Albany, GA.

Funeral services will be Monday, November 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Sunnyside Cemetery in Cordele, GA. Rev. David Thompson officiating.

A native of Cordele, Mrs. Bonser has lived over 50 years in the Baconton, GA area. Mrs. Bonser was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church in Albany and was active in the Pilot Club of Albany and the American Cancer Society. A pecan grower for over 50 years, Mrs. Bonser was considered a leader in the pecan industry.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela E. Bonser of Atlanta; her niece, Maryann Caldbeck of Leesburg; and her two nephews, Bill Allen of Albany and Bob Allen of Hoschton, GA.

She was preceded in death by her parents Frederick Hemming Bland, Jr. and Anna Elizabeth Whatley Bland and her sister Rhydonia Allen.

The family will receive friends following the graveside services in Cordele.

Those desiring, please make memorials to First United Methodist Church 307 Flint Ave. Albany, GA 31701.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with the family of Mrs. Bonser by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152