L.C. "Boney" Bell

Mr. L.C. "Boney" Bell, age 83, of Jefferson, died Sunday, March 24, 2013.

Mr. Bell was born in Hall County, a son to the late L.C. and Gussie Lee Allen Bell. He was a lifelong member, Deacon and past youth choir director of Belmont Baptist Church and a member of the Johnnies Hill Masonic Lodge. He was a veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean War and was Conductor for the Gainesville Midland and CSX Railroad for 43 years. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ethelda Maddox, Oneida Ivey Maddox and brother, Nathan Bell.

Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Agnes "Teeter" Payne Bell; daughters and sons in law, Kim and Don Porter, Beth and John Hudgins, Amy and Alan Dial; grandchildren, Lora (Kelley) Gary, Joe Porter, Sara Hudgins, Clay Dial, Amelia Dial, Hannah Hudgins; great grandson, Sebastian Gary; sister and brother in law, Lala and Randall Fowler; brothers and sisters in law, Corman and Carolyn Bell, Sandra Bell, and Elton Bell.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 27 at 12noon in the Belmont Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Compton officiating. The body will lie in state from 11:30 – 12noon Wednesday prior to the service in the church. The burial will follow in the Belmont Baptist Church Cemetery with Don Porter, Joe Porter, John Hudgins, Mike Bell, Alan Dial and Clay Dial honored as pallbearers. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 26 from 4-8pm at the funeral home.

Flowers are optional with memorials made to the Belmont Baptist Church Building Fund, 3635 Belmont Highway, Gainesville, GA 30507 or the Historical Courthouse Committee Fund, 67 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Mar. 25 to Apr. 24, 2013