BELL, Elizabeth Gunn, age 87, of Blackstone, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, James H. Bell; her two daughters, Judy Bell Armes (Tommy) of Blackstone and Mitzi Bell Thackston (Chris) of Farmville; her sister, Inez Chiles of Blackstone; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; many relatives; her church family; and many friends. Elizabeth was a graduate of the Blackstone College for Girls, a very devout Christian and longtime member of Blackstone Baptist Church. She was a very special person to everyone she met. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Road (Bus. Hwy. 460), near Blackstone. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Blackstone Baptist Church, 405 S. Main St., Blackstone. Rev. Rob Brown will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mark's Church Cemetery, Crewe, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Blackstone Baptist Church, 405 S. Main St., Blackstone, Va. 23824, or your favorite charity. Registry and condolences available: www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.