Marcella Rose Bond, age 81, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Sunday, August 21, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born March 13, 1941, in Vinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Alden George and Mabel Shifflet Wheeler. Marcella was a 1959 graduate of Belle Valley High School and she was a beloved mother and homemaker. She attended Ragan’s Chapel and later attended Belle Valley United Methodist Church. Marcella loved feeding and watching hummingbirds and she loved flowers. She enjoyed playing dominos, especially Mexican Train, and she also enjoyed word search puzzles. She loved to watch Ohio State football and any sport on TV. She was devoted to her family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Elvin and Daryl Wheeler.
She is survived by her husband, Earl M. Bond, whom she married June 7, 1959; her children, Dana E. (Marilyn) Bond of Caldwell, Brenda S. Buttrey of Belmont, West Virginia, Amanda R. (Neil) Tilton of Guernsey County, and Cynthia E. (Spike) Ralston of Caldwell; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many close friends.
Friends may call Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 3-6PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 6 p.m. with Pastor Debbie Gheen officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later time at Hoskinsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Belle Valley Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 16, Belle Valley, Ohio, 43717; the Belle Valley United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 184, Belle Valley, Ohio, 43717; or Ragan’s Chapel, 13778 Chapel Drive, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724. An online guestbook may be signed at www.mcvay-perkins.com