STANLEY - Clarence Luther Bell, 61, died Jan. 29, 2011, at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas.
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He was a native of Gaston County, the son of the late Clarence and Katie Bell, and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. Bell is survived by two daughters, Melissa Dockery and husband Anthony of Alexis, and Leah Bell of Charlotte; two granddaughters, Ally and Olivia Dockery; five sisters, Emma Freeman of Gastonia, Frances Heavner of Dallas, Jennie Rhyne of Ocala, Fla., Katie Bell of Dallas, and Teresa Young of Dallas; brother, Lannie Bell of Dallas.
Mr. Bell was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bobby and Jerry Bell; and a sister, Joann McClure.
A celebration of life service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley, with the Rev. John Freeman officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to the Robin Johnson House at 5005 Sheppards Way Drive, Dallas, NC 28034.
Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com.
Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley is serving the family
Published in Gaston Gazette from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2011