Joyce Lavonne Bell(1925-2012)

DENISON - Joyce Lavonne Bell, 86, joined our Lord and Savior Friday, February 3, 2012, at her home surrounded by loving family.

Mrs. Bell was born November 12, 1925, in Simla, Colorado the daughter of James R. and LaVerne B. (Worrall) Cain. She married the love of her life, William C. Bell October 28, 1963, in Raton, New Mexico. Joyce traveled extensively and even though she was born on the plains in Colorado she loved the mountains. She loved to play bingo, read, do crossword puzzles and garden while watching the birds. But most of all she loved her family. She left a legacy of integrity, love of family and of God and a deep sense of compassion for all. Joyce will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.

Mrs. Bell is survived by her beloved family, husband, William C. Bell of Denison, son, Ron Bishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, daughter, Glynda Bentley of Denison, Texas, grandchildren, Christine Emery of Denison, Texas, Denisa Vance of Denver, CO., Madelyn Witt and husband, Craig of Colorado Springs, CO., Ronda Romero and husband, Jamie of Colorado Springs, CO., Michael Bishop and wife, Bernadette of Denver, CO., Karey Raymond of Colorado Springs, CO., Kasey Weeks and husband, Jesse of Colorado Springs, CO. and Kelley Curtain and husband, Don of Colorado Springs, CO., 17 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren, brothers, James W. Cain of Colorado Springs, CO. and John B. Cain of Ft. Morgan, CO., sister, Margorie Haynie of Ft. Worth, Texas, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Aldean Frye.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 5, 2012, in Fisher Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Alan Mattingly officiating.

The family wishes to thank Always Better Care Hospice, doctors and staff for their kind, compassionate and loving care of their beloved one.

Condolences may be registered online at

Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, located at 604 W. Main in Denison.

Funeral Home

Fisher Funeral Home - Denison
604 W. Main  Denison, TX 75020

Published in The Herald Democrat from Feb. 5 to Feb. 6, 2012