JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
James L. “June” Bond

James L. “June” Bond, 83, of Mt. Veron, died 1:17 p.m. 
June 10, 2007, at the White Oak Rehabilitation and 
Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. 

James was born April 20, 1924, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Lester and
Audrey (Tate) Bond. He married Dona (Boswell) on March 9, 1963, in Mt.
Vernon, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 1, 2001. James had previously
worked for Jerome Aydt Excavating in Dahlgren and later Beal and Garren
Excavating in Boyd. He also enjoyed farming with his son and his
brother Harry. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII.
He had attended the Faith Lutheran Church.

He is also survived by a son, Jimmy Bond and wife Rochelle of Mt.
Vernon; two brothers, Ed Bond and wife Ann Marie and Harry Bond and wife
Darlene, both of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Rena and husband Calvin Pierce
and Norma Jean and husband Virgil Ford, both of Mt. Vernon; three
grandchildren, Brittany, Travis, and Shane Bond and several nieces, nephews
and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dona Bond,
one sister Mary Lou Bray, one niece and one nephew.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Newell Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Michael Burns officiating. Burial will
follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by
American Legion Post 141. Friends may call on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at
the funeral home in Mt. Vernon. 
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery
and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information you may
call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit at
www.newellfuneralhome.com.




Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: June 11, 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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