Bond, Lou Ona Turman

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Lou Ona Turman Bond, 82, of Willis, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 30, 2011. She was preceded in death by her father, James Monroe Turman; mother, Linda Matherly Turman; sister, Halley Alean Cockram; brother, James Lee Turman, Sr.

She was a devoted wife to Clayton Hersel Bond for 58 years who preceded her in death on March 6, 2005. They were married in Carroll County on May 11, 1946.

Lou Ona became a member of Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church on September 11, 1976. She lived a simple life on the family farm and was blessed to enjoy family, nature, and the cattle. Meals served in the kitchen were delicious and made us very thankful for our large family and many friends who visited. The spontaneity of sharing and laughter in her home will always be cherished.

Lou Ona was blessed with five sons and daughters-in-law, Lester and Nancy Bond of Hiwassee, Harold Bond of Willis, Foster and Sylvia Bond of Floyd, Charles “Turk” and Diane Bond of Sonoma, Calif., Alex and Vicki Bond of Willis; three daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and John Boyd, Jr. of Floyd, Susan and Michael Shaver of Indian Valley, Joy and Zachary Heekin of Riner. Surviving 18 grandchildren, Christie and Will Jones, Eric Bond, Andrew and Shelley Bond, Scott Bond, Mark and Kim Bond, Dr. Donna Boyd Shelor and Ronnie Shelor, John Boyd III and Tammy Boyd, Patrick and Sandra Bond, Laura and Rick Coeburn, Marnie and Kurt Heitmeyer, Ken Huff, Samantha and Bruce Hamilton, Amy and Michael Ramey, Aaron Bond, Dr. Isaac Spence, and Chris Spence, Stevie and Lowell Bowman, Christopher and Andrea Heekin. Also surviving are 21 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Jones, Dylan, Karley, and Haley Bond, Drew and Derek Bond, Audrey and Meredith Shelor, Wilson and Blake Boyd, Tyler and Corey Bond, Cash Coeburn, Ella Blue and Liam Heitmeyer, Kenzi and Jacob Hamilton , Alexis, Madison, and Sophie Ramey, and Kiley Smith.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Maberry Funeral Home with Elder Thomas Pegram officiating. Interment to follow at Beaver Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 31, 2011 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Indian Creek Primitive Baptist Church, c/o J.B. Mitchell, Clerk, 195 Kimball Lane, Christiansburg, VA 24073. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.maberryfuneralhome.com.