Nell Bethel


Nell Williams Bethel, age 98, of Winder, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013.

During her life, she worked as Assistant Vice President for R & R Manufacturing and was a member of the Board of Directors. She was active in the Methodist church since she was 12 years old and held every position a woman can in the church family. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Melvin Bethel; her first husband, Claude B. "Shug" Williams; parents, Harrison Lee and Jessie Lyle Elrod; daughter, Ann Savage; and brother, Joe Elrod.

Survivors include: her son, George Williams of Bethlehem; four grandchildren, Kathy Camaran, Ronanne Brown, George Williams, Jr., and Vicki Luna; eight great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. on Monday, April 8 at Smith Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at Winder First United Methodist Church with Reverends Terry Tippens and Todd McCain officiating. The burial will follow the service at Barrow Memorial Gardens.

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Apr. 8 to May 7, 2013
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