Bonnelle Lee Cone, age 82, died peacefully in her home Friday, December 6, 2019 after a long illness. She was a longtime resident of Statesboro who retired after 46 years as a beautician. Bonnelle and her late husband, Henry E. Cone, Sr., owned and operated Cone’s Beauty Shop and Cone’s Barber Shop together side by side on East Main Street for 40 years. She loved her family and especially her grandchildren.
Bonnelle was preceded in heaven by her husband of 51 years, Henry E. Cone, Sr.; her parents, Stephen W. Lee and Annie Newsome Lee; her son, Henry E. Cone, Jr. and her daughter, Bonnie Cone Groover, all of Statesboro.
She leaves to cherish in her memory a daughter, Mary Ann Cone of Statesboro; a son, John W. Cone (Charity) of Statesboro; a sister, Annette Lee Deal (Thomas) of Tifton; a brother, Steve Lee (Linda) of Macon, GA; seven grandchildren, Laura “KiKi” Groover, Brently Jason Cone (Sabrina), Allison M. Coppage (Blake) of Statesboro, Amanda E. Cone of Fort Collins, CO, Summer E. Cone, John Wesley Cone, Jr. of Statesboro, and Autumn Weldon (Zach) of Savannah, GA; eight great-grandchildren, Taylor, Morgan, Emily, Haylee, Kale, Kaleb, Ty and Tristan; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Bulloch Memorial Gardens with Elder Thomas Deal officiating.
Visitation will be Monday evening December 9, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Deal Funeral Directors.
Memorials may be to Regency Southern Care Hospice, 325 South Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
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