Geraldine Bell

Geraldine Deaton Bell, 93, of Braselton, died Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

Mrs. Bell was born in Hall County, the daughter of the late Levi Turner Deaton and the late Daisy Fraser Deaton. She was a member of Zion Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She also worked in the Brunswick Shipyard during World War II and also for Lockheed and Richs Department Store. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Dean Bell, Sr; sons, Douglas Charles Bell and Jesse Dean Bell, Jr; and brothers, William Ralph Deaton, Leonard Turner Deaton and Winford Hardwick Deaton; and a sister Dorothy Deaton Bowles.

Survivors include: son and daughter in law, Jeffrey Turner Bell and Jean of Hoschton; daughter and son in law, Pattie Bell Wheeler and Bobby of Braselton; sisters, Irene Deaton Reed and Jewell Deaton Thomas of Oakwood; four grandchildren, Russell Levi Bell, Daniel Jesse Bell, Jesse Robert Wheeler, Stephanie Michelle Wheeler; and a great grandchild, Mason Bell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 11 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Cary Pittman officiating. Burial will follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Grandchildren and Nephews will be honored as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 10.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Sept. 10 to Oct. 9, 2013