Carol Bond

MEMPHIS – Carol Wayne Bond, 85, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Methodist Hospital East in Germantown, Tenn. He was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Sarepta. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of First Baptist Church of Hickory Withe. He was a retired chemical operator for Velsicol Chemical Co. of Memphis.

Services will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 3, at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Bruce. Bro. Eddie Little will officiate, and Dr. Kerry Bond and Bro. Kevin Chrestman will assist. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Maveline Chrestman Bond of Memphis; two sons, Philip Bond of Memphis and Dr. Kerry (Zel) Bond of Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Zerrel Thomas Bond of Bruce; five grandchildren, Casey (Kevin) McDaniel of Memphis and Devon (Jason) Elkins, both of Memphis, and Wesleigh Bond, Alexandra Bond and Nigel Bond, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Nelson Bond and Mary Deamie Logan Bond, and a son, James Author Bond.

Pallbearers will be Nigel Bond, Tony Bond, Colt Chrestman, Josh Elkins, Benjamin Jeffreys, Kevin McDaniel, Bill Smith and Jason White.

A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, Jan. 9, Chickasaw Journal.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon Thursday at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

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