82, of Clermont, passed away on December 27, 2012. She was born on December 5, 1930 to Reed Sr. and Margaret (Ferguson) Mills, both preceding her in death.
Barbara was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who also provided foster and child care in Clermont. She loved her family, animals and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Hilbert Bell, who passed away in 1995; children, Betty (Bob) DeBenenke and Bobby (Janet) Bell; sisters, Rita Dawson and Brenda Bridgewater and brothers, Tommy and Butch Mills.
She is survived by her children, Rhonda (Doug) Harmueller, Stephen Bell, Terry (Jessie) Bell, Shirley (Steve) Taylor and Jackie Jafarabadi; brothers, Richard (Dana) Mills and Reed (Beverly) Mills Jr.; 24 grandchildren; 32 great- grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 1 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Stevens Mortuary , 5520 W. 10th St., Indpls. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 2 at 11 a.m. also in Stevens Mortuary, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow in West Ridge Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ASPCA, 424 East 92nd Street New York, NY 10128.
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