Mr. Junior Bell

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Mr. Edward Marshall (Junior) Bell Jr., 82, of 121 Niagara Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at White Oak Manor.
He was born in Cherokee County, the husband of Betty Ross Bell and the son of the late Edward Marshall Bell Sr. and Mary Johnson Hambright Bell. He retired from Williams Oil Company. He was an Army veteran, a Mason and a member of Christian Freedom Southern Baptist Church in Kings Mountain.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Douglas Steven Bell and wife, Beth, of Kings Mountain and Edward Lee Bell and wife, Myrtle, of Gaffney, S.C.; nine grandchildren, April Suppiger and husband, Ted, Chandra Bell, Che' Bell, Cassie Bell, Derek Bell, Jamie Bell, Timothy Ellis, Chris Wink and Thomas Wink and wife, Nikki; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Luna White of Gaffney and Edna Devine of Blacksburg, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Harley Hambright, Fred Hambright, Marvin Bell, Charles Bell and W. D. Bell; and two sisters, Alma Guest and Myrtle Taylor.
Visitation: The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 4, 1:30 to 3 p.m., at Blakely Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Funeral: Thursday, Dec. 4, 3 p.m., Blakely Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Frederick Memorial Gardens
Officiated by: The Rev. Mike Chambers
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, Christian Freedom Southern Baptist Church, 260 Range Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086
Funeral home: Blakely Funeral Home, Gaffney
Online condolences: www.blakelyfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory
1047 Chesnee Highway  Gaffney, SC 29341
(864) 488-1141

Published in Shelby Star from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2008