Cecile Fern Bond
Cecile Fern Bond, 86, of 1717 Jefferson St., died at 7:14 a.m.
today at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will be held
at 3 p.m. Saturday at Myers Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Freytag
officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Bond was born Jan. 2, 1867, at Enfield, the daughter of
Edward E. and Adelia (Spivey) Willis. She was married June 20, 1920,
to Grover Bond. He preceded her in death in 1931. She was a member
of the First Presbyterian church, and belonged to the White Shrine
of Jerusalem, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Order
of the Eastern Star, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She worked
for many years at the Porter and Bond drug store.
She is survived by three cousins, Mrs. Blanche Mathis and Mrs.
Nan Bella, both of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Ivan Elliott, of Carmi;
and a nephew, E. Stewart Willis, of Alton.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: August 1973
Submitted by: Rosemary Newell Atkins