Donna Carol Bonds - age: 62
(March 20, 1957 to March 19, 2020
A memorial service for her is to be determined at a later date at a site to be determined.
Donna Bonds went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, March 19, 2020. She was born Donna Carol Reser on March 20, 1957, in Exeter, CA. She was the daughter of Bill and Lorene Reser of Exeter. She was married for 47 years to her high school sweetheart Larry Bonds and resided in Exeter with him at the time of her passing.
She is survived by her husband, Larry Bonds, her children, David Bonds and his girlfriend Kristi, Melissa Powell and her husband Kenny, Kimberley Shin and her husband Matt, Jennifer Martinez and her husband Carlos, Amber Collins and her husband Jake, Thomas Bonds, Joey Bonds, Haley Bonds, Kaley Bonds, and Michael Bonds. Her grandchildren, Eli Powell and his wife Anna, Tiffany Rodriguez and her husband Joe, Ashlyn Shin, Stacey Navarro and her husband Rick, Joseph Powell, Zackary Shin, Matthew Bonds and his wife Hannah , Faith Powell, Cole Powell, Jared Bonds, Manuel Powell, Nicole Powell, Jessica Powell, CJ Shin, Jacob Shin, Liliana Gates, Shelby Martinez, Wyatt Collins, and 3 great-grandchildren. Her brothers, Howard Reser and his wife Brenda of Exeter, Curtis Reser and his wife Nellie of Visalia, and Dean Reser and his wife Judy of Missouri, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Donna always had a passion for taking care of babies and her passion led her to her calling as a devoted and caring foster parent for over 30 years for Tulare county. During her time as a foster parent, she provided care for over 150 children for various lengths of time. In 2016 she was honored by the Tulare County Foster Parent Program as being the longest licensed foster parent in the county. Donna always found being a foster parent as one of the most rewarding things that she’d ever done. Donna was devout Christian wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all. She loved spending her free time going shopping, taking family vacations, and being with her grandkids and great grandkids. She had a heart of gold and was always willing to help out those in need.