Helen R. Bell, age 91, of Bethlehem, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
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She was a member of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church. She loved the piano and was a self taught pianist. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Charlie and Emma Smith Morrow; her husband, Billie Josh Bell; son, Julian Bell; a daughter, Lisa Woodard; one grandchild; and one great grandchild.
Survivors include: a son, Charles W. Bell (Lynne) of Winder; four daughters, Clara Allen of Bethlehem, Barbara Goddard (Jerry) of Lilburn, Donna Standridge (Steve) of Hull, and Janice Barckley (Ron) of Lake Havasu, AZ; 18 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and 16 great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 27 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, February 28 at Bethlehem First United Methodist Church with Rev. Parker Benson officiating. Mrs. Bell will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. till funeral hour at the church. Interment will be in Chapel Christian Church Cemetery. Grandchildren who will be pallbearers will be, Donnie Allen, Russ Bell, Joey Shelton, Jeff Shelton, Greg Bell, Allen Bell, Brant Standridge, Blake Hatch, and Josh Hammond.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in BarrowCountyNews on Feb. 28, 2014