Rushville Republican

July 2, 2013

Phyllis A. Pond, 81

Rushville Republican

---- — Phyllis A. Pond, 81, of Rushville, went home to her Lord June 26, 2013 with her family at her side.

She was born March 13, 1932 in Indianapolis, the daughter of the late John O. and Thelma E. (Pfeffer) Burge. Phyllis and Charles A. Pond were married June 3, 1951 at Raleigh Christian Church. He preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2005.

Phyllis was a bookkeeper for Charles Farthing many years. She graduated from Raleigh High School and was a longtime member of Raleigh Christian Church. She and her husband loved to square dance.

Her loving family include two daughters, Katherine Lingle of New Castle and Beverly Pond of Rushville; a son, Mike (Lucinda) Pond of Indianapolis; two brothers, Richard (Connie) Burge of Rushville and John C. (Coralyn) Burge of Lewisville; five grandchildren, Samantha Lingle (John) Halabrin, Brittany Lingle March, Sarah (Brandt) Cox, Stephanie Pond and Chris Pond; and one great-grandchild, Gavin March.In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one great-grandchild, Kara Marsh.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at Raleigh Christian Church with Rev. Tony Augsburger officiating. Friends may call one hour prior the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen For The Cure, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

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