Irma Tall Bounds
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Irma Tall Bounds
  • June 12, 1921 - August 9, 2016
  • Salisbury, Maryland

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Irma Tall Bounds, 95, of Fruitland passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Salisbury Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Born June 12, 1921 in Dorchester County she was the daughter of the late Gaylon Garfield Tall and Carrie M. Fitzgerald Tall. A 1938 graduate of Wicomico County High School Mrs. Bounds served in the United States Navy during WWII as a WAVE. She was a long-term Sears Catalog Department employee. She volunteered at the Fruitland Little League, Salvation Army where she received the Elsie Merrill Memorial Award for Volunteer of the Year in 1997, and was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church in Fruitland. She is survived by two sons, E. Keith Bounds and his companion Mary Davis and Gaylon Lee Bounds and his wife Carol; two grandsons, Joshua Robert Bounds and his wife Mandy, Christopher Gaylon Bounds; great-granddaughter, Brianne Bounds; and other loved ones, Charles Davis and his wife Simone and Elizabeth Davis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard Hanson Bounds, Jr. in 1976. A private family service with military honors will be held with interment in Springhill Memory Gardens. Mrs. Bounds was very proud that both her grandsons were Eagle Scouts. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Henson Scout Reservation, 5700 Nanticoke Road, Rhodesdale, MD 21659. Visit www.boundsfuneralhome.com to send letters of condolence.