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Portsmouth - Elizabeth Campbell "Betty" Bond, 82, of the 300 block of Elmhurst Lane went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 21, 2013. She was born on May 12, 1931 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to the late John and Laverne Campbell. Betty was a loving wife and mother who dedicated her life to serving the Lord. She was the secretary for almost 50 years for the Fourth Street and River Shore Baptist Church; and was also an administrative assistant at the Emily Green Home in Portsmouth for over 10 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Bond, Jr. and her sister, Jean C. Arcese.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Elizabeth Susan Oldfield; her son, James T. Bond and his wife Betty Carol; sister in-law, Mary Panuellos and her husband Dennis; her longtime best friend, Janet Munday; six grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Tuesday, December 24, 2013 in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by Dr. Gene Primm. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 – 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River Shore Baptist Church, Portsmouth.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Dec. 23, 2013