Jean Bond

Jean Bond
Jean Bond

Jean Bond, 89, of Brown County, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Brown County Health & Living Community.

She was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Greenwood to Ralph Ivan Chitwood and Lillian Lee Peavler Chitwood. Jean was a member of Cottonwood Christian Church. She and her husband, Dale, were longtime farmers and school bus drivers. Jean transported Helmsburg area children for 42 years. She also enjoyed gardening and following her son’s and grandchildren’s sporting events.

Survivors include two sons, Bob (Kathy) Bond of Fort Wayne and James (Donna) Bond of Brown County; three grandchildren, Ryan (Bree) Bond, Dorinda (Tom) Earhart and Jeb (Angie) Bond; six great-grandchildren, Charlie, Ben and Wesley Earhart, Alex and Carter Bond and Eli Wilkinson Bond; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Dale Bond.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, 1682 State Road 135 North, Nashville, with Jeb Bond and Lloyd Wagler officiating. Burial will follow in Brown County Memorial Park. Visitation was to be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the funeral home.

As friends desire, memorial contributions can be made to Cottonwood Christian Church, 2523 W. Cottonwood Road, Morgantown, IN 46160.

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