|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1942|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 2008|
Dede Bond was born on January 25, 1942, at the homeplace in Canton OK to Eugene Victor Smith and Katherine Heloise (Donovan) Smith. She passed from this life at her home near Oakwood on April 23, 2008. She was the fourth child of six children. She was raised in the Canton community and graduated from Canton High School with the class of 1959. While attending school she was a member of Canton Assembly #145 Rainbow for girls. She also attended the Canton Methodist Church. On September 14, 1959, she married Calvin Freeman. They had two sons, Gerald Eugene and Gaylon Francis. In 1970 she married Lonnie Roberts and had one son, Owen Roberts. In 1982 she met and later married Dick Bond, and she gained two stepchildren, Dee and Margie Bond. In 1983 Dick and Dede bought the Hilltop Tavern in Oakwood, and 4 months later they purchased the Country Inn in Canton, which they operated until the time of Dick's death in January 2005. Dede was operating them at the time of her death. Dede enjoyed spending time doing yard work, remodeling her home, collecting frogs, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dede was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Dick Bond; and brothers Pete and George Smith.
She is survived by her sons Owen Roberts of Canton, Gerald Freeman of Oakwood, and Gaylon Freeman and wife Krista of Woodward OK; stepson Dee Bond of Angelfire NM; stepdaughter Margie Bond of Monmouth IL; granddaughters Makayla Roberts of Oakwood, Kasey and Dennis Bates, and Kortney and Shahn Norman, all of Woodward; great-grandchildren Braxton Styles and Neely Norman of Woodward; sisters Eugeina Murry and husband Calvin of Amarillo TX, Rebecca Throgmorton and husband Wayne of Panhandle TX, and Jacquelyn Ingram of Wichita KS; sister-in-law Betty Colvard of Oakwood; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
(obituary from Haigler-Pierce Funeral Home, Canton OK)
Created by: DogMama08
Record added: Jun 13, 2011
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