BELL, FRANKLIN R. - age 81 of Halls, passed away December 13, 2012 at Tennova Residential Hospice. He was a retired superintendent at Towe Iron Works and was a member of AWS. One of his hobbies was genealogy and he was a charter member of Clan Bell/Bell Family Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Edward M. and Kate Bell; and siblings, Rob, James, Ed, Kathleen, Bill, and Joe. Survivors include wife of 60 years, Ina Bell; daughters, Linda Chappell, Teresa Crawford (Greg), Julie Spencer (Mike); and grandchildren, Tony and Sam Crawford and Erin Henderlight-Grimes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Comanche County Historical Museum 402 Moorman Rd., Comanche, TX 76442 or Comanche County Library 311 N. Austin Rd., Comanche, TX 76442. Funeral services will be held 7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 15th at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel with Dr. Bruce Marston officiating. He will then be flown to Comanche, TX for interment. The family will receive friends 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel. www.mynattfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Dec. 14 to Dec. 15, 2012