Wednesday, April 8, 1953 - Thursday, January 26, 2017
Mrs. Vivian Welch Bond, a lifelong resident of the Wiregrass, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Flowers Hospital. She was 63.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb with Chaplain Eddie Bliss officiating. Interment will follow at Bay Springs Baptist Church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the church of your choice.
Vivian was born April 8, 1953 in Geneva County to the late Willie Earl and Lallie D. Mathis Skipper Welch. She attended Geneva County High School along with her brother and six sisters. God blessed Vivian with a strong personality and the soul of a fighter. Over the years she fought with and overcame numerous illnesses. She had a special bond with her sister, Brenda who donated her a kidney 43 years ago. Her son, Terry Johnson drew from her love, strength and determination every day. Vivian learned to love without condition, talked without bad intention, gave without any reason and most of all cared for people without any expectation. She was a best friend to all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Danny Bond and sister, Mary M. Welch Harrison all preceded her in death.
Survivors include son, Terry D. Johnson, Dothan; special companion, Dennis Quattlebaum; three grandchildren: Ashley Wells (Cameron), Wicksburg, Brooke Johnson (Aaron) Eufaula and Trent Johnson (Breaunna), Dothan; five sisters: Eileen Miller (Jimmy), Hartford, Carol Stevens (Steve), Middleburg, FL, Brenda Kent (Gerald), Midland City, Nell Baker (Bill), Enterprise and Janet Singletary (Larry Bond), Dothan; brother, Dan Welch (Judy), Wicksburg; step sister, Frankie Gilmer, Dothan; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.