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Jesse Glenn Bond, Sr.

Jesse Glenn Bond, Sr., passed away at his home in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday, June 23, 2008, 
at the age of 58. Jesse was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Jefferson County.

Beloved husband of Evelyn (Fenton) Bond, married Nov. 8, 1986, in Mt. Vernon; devoted and 
loving dad to Jesse Glenn Bond, Jr. and Elise Bowman and her husband Jeremy; precious 
Grandpapaw to Lilly and Ivey; dear son of Marjorie (Peddicord) Bond and the late Jesse 
Glenn Bond; brother to the late Glenda Bond McLanahan; brother to Robert Goree and Joyce 
(Goree) Henken; and also an uncle, brother-in-law and valued friend. He offered a warm smile 
to every person he met.

Jesse was an electrician by trade. He served his country honorably in the United States 
Marine Corps, serving overseas in Vietnam. Jesse enjoyed a variety of interests and had a 
fun-loving spirit. He took on tasks with a sense of honor and delight. He was passionate 
about reading and studying his Bible to glorify his Savior Jesus Christ. Jesse faced many 
physical challenges in life with good nature and courage, never failing to thank God for 
each moment he had on this earth. He will be dearly missed.

Memorial services will be held at Christian Fellowship Church in Mt. Vernon on Saturday 
at 2 p.m. The Rev. Ron Aissie will officiate. Inurnment of ashes will be held at Pleasant 
Hill Cemetery at a later date.

The family will greet friends at 1 p.m. until the service time at 2 p.m. on Saturday at 
the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hughey FuneraJ Home. For those who wish:, 
memorials may be given to Feed the Children:,, and will be accepted 
at the funeral home, church or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt.
Vernon, IL 62864.

Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: July 2, 2008
Submitted by: Cindy Ford



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