Bell, Mr. William, a resident of Montgomery, AL passed away August 9, 2014. Funeral services will be held August 16, 2014 at 12:00 Noon from Greater Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Church, Ada, AL with Rev. A. Lewis, Sr. Interment will follow in Greater Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Church Cemetery. Mr. Bell will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. He was preceded in death by a son, William Brantley Bell, Jr. and six siblings, Patricia Green, Hildrey Bell, Eunice McPherson, Cecil Patterson, Tommy Lee Summerlin and Eugene Bell. He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife, Rosie Bell; a devoted friend, Lessie Lowery; sixteen children, Beverly (Louie) May, Veronica and Valencia Brantley, all of Grady, AL, Onekia (Chris) Taylor, Amber Bell, Michelle (Garrett) Mitchell, Eula Cobb, Cynthia Lowery, Acquanetta Lowery, all of Montgomery, AL, Benda (Reginald) Faulks, of South Carolina, Qunicey (Tara) Bell, Huntsville, AL, Adrian (Mary) Bell, Bobby (Debra) Lowery, Michael (Benita) Lowery, Michael Cobb and John Cobb, all of Montgomery, AL; one sister, Johnnie (Michael) Powell; five brothers, Willie E. (Mary) Bell, Alfred (Sanjanetta) Bell, all of Montgomery, AL, Arthur (Verna) Bell, Lapine, AL, Lucius (Shirley) Bell, Pensacola, FL and Frank (Alberta) Bell, of Georgia; thirty-six grandchildren; fourteen sisters-in-law, eight brothers-in-law, six great-grandchildren; and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.