November 23, 1944 - January 15, 2020
Betty Ruth Bond passed away peacefully from this life the morning of January 15, 2020. She was surrounded and supported by family during the last days of her life. Betty was born in 1944 in Urbancrest Ohio to Lafayette and Jesse Mae Lipscomb. Betty attended Columbus Public Schools. She also attended Ohio State University, where she studied literature. Betty volunteered at the literacy council of Franklin county, where she taught adults to read. She retired from American Red Cross and Franklin County Residential Services. She was an active, no nonsense, loving Mother at United Word Ministry. Betty loved and cherished her family and friends dearly. Betty had such a big heart and she helped many that was in need. No matter if someone needed prayer, somewhere to lay their head, to be a listening ear, or a word of encouragement was needed, she was there. Those who really knew Betty, called her "Diva" for her many stylish 4-6 inch high heel shoes and fancy clothes. Betty loved to dress and be pampered. She will be truly missed by many. Preceded in death by her father, Lafayette Lipscomb; mother, Jesse Mae Hancock; daughter, Venus Williams; sisters, Osanetta Lipscomb, Majeedah Martin; and brother, Larry Lipscomb. She is survived by her sisters, Priscilla Smith, Theresa Perry, Elaine Irving, Elizabeth Hancock; brothers, Bobby Angelle, Lateef Hafeez-Bey, Norman Hunt; children, Paula Washington, Sherrie Bond, Paul (Malik) Bond Jr., Paulette Russell, Angie McKinney, Tamika Jones; grandchildren, Malika Davis, Destiny Lard, leasha Bond, Tianna Mundell, Roosevelt Lard, Harun Bond, Carlos Hairston; great grandchildren, Ta'Vion Bond-Thilat, Bray'Lin Bond-Thilat, Zahara Leigh; spiritual daughter, Carla Bass; God granddaughter, Angel Bass-Dunlap; special nephew and niece Kamau and Deanna Lipscomb and Carolyn Mack; as well a host of other family and friends. Family will receive friends from noon-1:00 pm on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Heart and Hope Funeral Home by Schoedinger, 3030 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43204, where a funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Please visit www.heartandhope.com; to share memories or condolence to the family.
Betty Ruth Bond passed away peacefully from this life the morning of January 15, 2020. She was surrounded and supported by family during the last days of her life. Betty was born in 1944 in Urbancrest Ohio to Lafayette and Jesse Mae Lipscomb. Betty... View Obituary & Service Information
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