Jesse Bond, 81 of this city, died at noon today
at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Blankenship of Kell.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at Wells Chapel
Church and burial will be in the nearby cemetery. The body will
remain at the Osborn Funeral Home at Kell, where friends may call.
Mr. Bond was born October 18, 1865 in Jefferson county. His wife,
the former Laura Holloway, died four years ago. Surviving are four
sons, Irvin of Rock Falls, Il., Earl of Sandwich, Ill., Glenn of Kell
and Guy; two daughters, Mrs. Belle Blankenship of Kell and Mrs. Ruth
Shelton of Mt. Vernon; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Date: 9 April 1947
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Theresa Kingsley