Bonnie Ray Wiles Weatherman

Published 8:43 am Monday, June 1, 2020

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Mrs. Bonnie Ray Wiles Weatherman, 74, of Cottontail Lane, Advance, died on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Mrs. Weatherman was born on May 20, 1946, in Surry County to the late Benjamin Ray and Annie Geneva Ashley Wiles. Mrs. Weatherman graduated from Appalachian State University in 1968 and taught Spanish for many years. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, where she helped establish the Ladies’ Fellowship, sang in the choir, and performed solos.  Mrs. Weatherman owned KT Designs Art Rubber Stamp Shop and enjoyed gardening and working in the yard. She enjoyed collecting rocks and antiques. Mrs. Weatherman will be remembered as a generous and caring lady who was loved by many.

Survivors: her husband of 49 years, Edward Richard Weatherman; 2 children, Amy Weatherman Streit of Winston-Salem, and Mark Edward Weatherman of Advance; 2 brothers, Gene “Sonny” Wiles, and Bennie Wiles; 4 grandchildren, Katie Streit Beck (Cody), Mollie Michelle Weatherman, Monica Weatherman, and Mia Weatherman; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Fellowship Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Swisher officiating. Burial will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery.  The body will  in state beginning at 1 p.m.

Memorials: Fellowship Ladies of Fellowship Baptist, 1084 Rainbow Road, Advance.