Louise Cooper Bell Bentley
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Louise Bell Bentley died Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Hillcrest Hospital. Louise was born on May 22, 1924, a daughter of the late Renzie Lacy Cooper and Fannie Cook Cooper. She attended Furman University and retired from Fountain Inn Warehouse / Transfer Co. as co-owner. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Fountain Inn.
Surviving are a daughter, Anne Bell Stockman; a son and daughter-in-law, Charlie and Jackie Bell; grandchildren, Christy King, Allison (Scott) Timmons, David (Sarah) Bell; great grandchildren, Ryan King, Mason King, Ethan Timmons, Lacey Timmons, Logan Bell, and Celia Kate Bell; step-granddaughters, Dr. Laura (Jason) Broyles and Dr. Andrea (James) Hawk; and step-grandchildren, Max and Theo Stein, and Zadie and Lane Hawk.
Also surviving are step-children Karen (Eddie) Gault, Randall Bentley, Kevin (Maria) Bentley; and a brother Vernon (Betty) Cooper; eight step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Thomas Bell, her second husband, Paul H. Bentley and a daughter-in-law Celia Burton Bell; a brother, Renzie Cooper; a brother, Harold Cooper; and a sister, Blanche Cooper Abbott.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the ICU staff at Hillcrest Hospital and to Louise's caregivers; Shamica Thompson, Clara Calwile, Nancy Campbell, and Fran Bailey.
Visitation will be at 1:00 PM Monday, March 4, 2013 at First Baptist Church Fountain Inn. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM. Burial will be at Cannon Memorial Park.
The family will be at the home of Charlie and Jackie Bell.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church building fund at First Baptist Church, Fountain Inn.
Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, www.heritage-funeral.com
Published in The Greenville News from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013