McMinnville native and Fresno, Calif., resident Margaret Bond Fariss Blesse, 87, died Oct. 11 at her home after a brief illness.
She was the daughter of the late Henry and Wille Bond. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Howard and Glenn Bond.
She is survived by son John Fariss of Oklahoma, one granddaughter, one great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews who live locally.
Services were held Saturday at Riverpark Bible Church in Fresno, Calif.
Boice Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 20, 2013