Dorothy Bond

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Dorothy Bea Bond, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born May 24, 1929, in Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Paul G. and Cecile E. Hanner Wilson. She and Christopher C. Bond were married June 30, 1951, in Bloomfield. He died Feb. 12, 2006.

Bond was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school many years. She was office manager for a state of Missouri office in Cape Girardeau and Bloomfield from 1940 to 1954. She was a room mother and was involved with PTA and scouting.

Survivors include a son, Paul Edwin Bond and wife Shirley of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Nancy Cecile Van Pelt and husband James of Orlando, Fla., Peggy Sue Bond of Cape Girardeau; a niece, Anne Pamprel of Lincoln, Neb.; a sister-in-law, Kate Bond of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren, Jessica Van Pelt and Lucas Van Pelt; and a great-grandchild, Calix Van Pelt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. James Sanderson and Martha Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in Old Bloomfield Cemetery at Bloomfield.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or Parkinson Foundation.