Cordelia Ruth Bonds
Cordelia Ruth Bonds
  • April 22, 1932 - March 22, 2017
  • Knoxville, Tennessee

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Cordelia "Ruth" Bonds, 84, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Knoxville, TN. Ruth was proudest of her family and her community service. She received the "Keys to the City" for her 40 years of service with the Evansville Parks Department, ensuring children were active, healthy and safe.

Both her and her husband (Bob Bonds) were very involved in the Masonic Lodge and Hadi Shrine organizations giving back to the community through various fundraising and charitable activities. Her fondest memories are of traveling with these "Band of Friends", organizing events, and visiting Shrine Hospitals across the country.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Lando "Sammy" and Beulah Webb of McLeansboro, and sisters Geraldine Allen of Evansville and Pauline Eifler of Knoxville, TN. She is survived by brother Frank Webb of Omaha Ill and numerous family members throughout Southern Illinois.

Visitation will be held 11:00AM Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at Alexander Memorial Park mausoleum chapel with Services following at 12:00PM. Condolences may be made online at