Julia Ann (Bond) Allen
Julia Ann (Bond) Allen of Decatur died June 2, 2005,
at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis of leukemia.
Mrs. Allen was born Feb. 16, 1946, in St. Louis to Dr. R. Jerry
and Beatrice (Rough) Bond.
Dr. Bond was a son of Neil and Fannie Bond of the Porter and
Bond Drug Store and Beatrice was a daughter of W. Edward and Minnie Rough,
also of Mt. Vernon.
Beatrice and her daughters moved back to Mt. Vernon from St. Louis
after Dr. Bond’s death in 1948. In 1958, they moved to Decatur.
Mrs. Allen graduated from Millikin University and Baylor University
School of Medical Technology.
She married Gary Allen in Decatur in 1970. They were blessed with two sons,
Douglas and Bradley.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her husband, Gary; sons Douglas Allen and
wife Beverly of Charlotte, N.C., and Bradley Allen and wife Jennifer of
Decatur; a sister, Mary Jane Bond of Royal Oak, Mich.; and a
granddaughter, Raleigh Faith Allen of Decatur
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson