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Danville, WV 25053
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MAXINE BELLA, 65, of Danville, W.Va., passed away peacefully from a battle with cancer, at home with her family at her bedside, on July 31, 2014. Preceding her in death were her parents Pete and Fonnie Mullins; brothers,Ralph, Pete Jr. and Michael Ray Mullins; and sister Helen Mullins Crittendon. Maxine was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend and registered nurse. She was employed by the Logan County Board of Education before becoming an LPN at age 48, then obtaining her RN, BSN at the age of 58. Maxine worked for Prime Care Medical (WV Regional Jail Authority) for 15 years before retiring in 2013 from MedExpress in South Charleston, W.Va. She attended Church of God. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, David Bella; daughters Brandi (Corey) Pritchard and Joni Bella-Craddock; and a son Jeffrey (Brooke) Bella; six grandchildren, Isabella, Ethan, Derby, Brody, Lillee and Keenlyn. Maxine is also survived by her sister Kathleen (Brad) Duffield of Chapmanville, W.Va. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, W.Va., with the Rev. Dr. Larry D. Bailey officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. You may express your condolences to the family at
Published in The Herald-Dispatch on Aug. 2, 2014
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