Mrs. Evelyn “Brownie” Bond, 97, of Auburn, Alabama, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2022.

Mrs. Bond was born May 12, 1925, in Lawrence County, Georgia, to parents James and Aline Branch. She attended Berry College at the young age of 16, where she met her husband Merrill Dean Bond, and also went on to attend Auburn University. Mrs. Bond was an associate professor at the Auburn University School of Business Education. She was also very active at First Baptist Church of Auburn. At the age of 87 she retired and became an avid bridge player and fan of the Auburn Tigers and a devoted grandparent.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Merrill Dean Bond.

Mrs. Bond is survived by her son, Johnny Bond (Connie) of Charlottesville, Virginia, and their children, David and Katie; daughter, Jeanne Bond Townsend (Jim) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and their daughter, Ashley Townsend West (Stephen) of Franklin, Tennessee; and two great-grandchildren: Anna and Eli West.

Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn “Brownie” Bond were held Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. A visitation was held one hour prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery of Auburn. Pastor Tripp Martin officiated


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