Mrs. Phyllis Long Bond
Phyllis Dee Bond née Long died July 16, 2017 from injuries incurred in an automobile accident which occurred on June 18, 2016 and claimed the life of her husband of 38 years, Harold C. (Jerry) Bond.
Daughter of Wilmer and Delma Long, Phyllis was born in Fullerton, California and was the quintessential home town girl. She leaves behind five children, four grandchildren, two cats and a wealth of friends.
She grew up in Fullerton, attended Fullerton High School and received her BS Elementary Teaching Degree from San Jose State University where she was a member of Delta Phi Upsilon sorority. While married to her first husband, James Johnson, she taught third grade in Missouri.
After she returned to Fullerton she taught third grade and kindergarten at Golden Hill School. She was an accomplished pianist and sang in the Choir at First Presbyterian Church of Fullerton for many years. She was active in a variety of community organizations including Damas de Caridad, F.I.S.H. and was an avid Angel's fan.
The Bonds were active supporters of Pathways to Hope, St. Jude's Hospital, The Girl's Club, Friends of Jazz, Doctors Without Borders, and CHOC Children's Hospital to name a few.
They traveled throughout the United States with the Beaver Ambassador Club to attend rallies and Dixieland Jazz Festivals as well as exploring the United States and the world with their children and grandchildren who treasure these memories.
Services will take place on September 16th at 1 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 28 N. Euclid St., Fullerton. Interment will take place at Loma Vista Memorial Park following the service.
Published in Orange County Register from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2017