LORDSTOWN -- Marie Simpson Bond, 97, died Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 17, 1916 at her parents farm in Flushing, the daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Simpson.
Marie moved to this area in 1954 from Guernsey County and resided the last 38 years in Lordstown. She was a retired elementary school teacher, teaching for 42 years. She taught in several schools in Ohio. She began teaching in a two room school in Guernsey County with a pot belly stove to teaching the last 26 years at Lloyd elementary School in Austintown.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Niles, the Trumbull County Farm Bureau, Lordstown Garden Guild and the Austintown Retired School Teacher Association. She enjoyed gardening, county fairs, attending her grandchildren many activities and reading.
She leaves her two sons Robert S. (Dorothy) Bond of Lordstown, and Bryce F. (Mary) Bond of North Jackson, and her grandchildren Clayton and Laura Bond of Lordstown and Hanna Bond of North Jackson.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Clyde H. Bond whom she married under a weeping willow tree at her parents farm, her son Keith N. Bond, brother Harold Simpson and sisters Virginia Montgomery and Veda Randsbottom.
A funeral service was held April 7 at Bond Funeral Home in Londonderry.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The Lane Family Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel.