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Bonnie Ruth Peoples Gaston

July 28, 1957 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Bonnie Peoples Gaston Obituary

Bonnie Ruth Peoples Gaston (66) was born July 28,1957 to Fred Peoples and Margaret Louise Strickland in Saginaw Michigan.

Bonnie graduated from Saginaw High School in 1975. She moved to Danville in 1984. She later pursued her education and achieved her associate degree in accounting at Danville Area Community College.

She was known for being very family oriented.  Bonnie loved spending time with her family and loved ones. Bonnie's passion was being a child of God. Her lifestyle displayed it. She consistently studied the word of God & ministered to all. Bonnie wrote and produced plays, she held Bible study, and women groups in her home, she counseled many people. She even went to the streets of Danville and ministered to the lost and has saved so many souls. She was a true disciple for the Lord. Bonnie was all about her heavenly Fathers Kingdom. She was a blessing to all who met her. 

She leaves to cherish her loving husband, Leon Gaston. Two sons Andre Peoples & James Peoples, daughter Brandi (Meddie) Demmings, special daughter Cassandra Morris, goddaughter Tanesha Brown. Godson Charles Howard. Grandchildren Drevontae Peoples, Kolbi Wilson, Andre’a Peoples, Myracle Peoples, Chaunice Sherfield, Darian Sherfield, December Thompson, Roycell Royal, Lavonte Royal, Kasen Gaston, Steven Young, Anya Young, Timara Pittman, Armoni, Jeremiah, and Jamya, and Jamiyah Jones. She has 7 great grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Minnie Roby, Freddie Tillman, her brothers James George, James Peoples, Lee Royal-Peoples and Sylvester George, her brother in laws the late Pastor Rufus Bradley Sr. & James Flemming.  She is survived by sisters Marcie (Willie) Culberson of Lansing Mich., Della Williams, Barbara Flemming, and Sylvia (Robert) Meredith all of Saginaw Mich., Relinda Bradley of Orlando Fl. Elizabeth Hackett of Birmingham AL., Juanita Lester-Polson of Cleavland Oh. A brother Freddie Cole also of from Saginaw, Mich. A beloved niece Shavon George and a nephew Willie Roby, many more nieces and nephews. Two dear sisters who she met here in Danville, Barbara Taylor, and Sheila Walker.

A celebration of life will commence at 12:00 Noon Saturday January 13, 2024 at New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave. Eulogist: Pastor Thomas W. Miller. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am until the time of the service. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park.


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January 13, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave (Danville)

Funeral Service
January 13, 2024

12:00 PM
New Life Church of Faith 1419 N. Bowman Ave (Danville)


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