FRANKLINTON - Funeral services for Willie “Rudy” Bonds, 72, who died Saturday, March 15, 2008, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Timothy Walker Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Manasseh Church cemetery.

Surviving: wife, Ethel Edgerton Bonds of the home; brother, John Bonds of Queens, N.Y.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.