Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home of Pontiac
268 N. Perry St.
Pontiac, MI 48342
(248) 758-1913

John Willie "Peanut" Bell Sr.

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John Willie "Peanut" Bell Sr. Obituary
BELL, JOHN "Peanut" WILLIE SR.; age 77; of Pontiac; was unexpectedly called home on Monday, April 22, 2013. He leaves to cherish his memory: children, Leola (Eugene) Carter, Eddie Sr., Raymond (Barbara), Lorenzo (Audra), Al (Keisha), Derrick Sr., Leon and Sharonda Bell; beloved sisters, Armanda Ellis and Leola Williams; 15 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; special aunt, Ora Williams; a host of nieces; nephews other relatives and friends including caring nieces, Barbara (Bell) King and Sara (Jordan) Harris; long-time General Motors friends, Percy Crawford, Sam Hannah and Norbert "Keith" Scott and dear hometown family and friends, Sallie Ormond and Calvin Thomas of Alabama. Mr. Bell, Sr. was a choir member, and trustee of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Bell, Sr. was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Mary Bell; son, John Jr., and siblings, Robert and Arthur Bell, Ruth Dennis, Minnie Radford, Lula Mae Matthews and Ethel Manley. Family Hour 10:30 a.m. Saturday April 27, 2013 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 474 University Drive, with Funeral Service commencing immediately at 11 a.m. Pastor David Washington, officiating. Interment Perry Mount Park Cemetery, 878 N. Perry St. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the church 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Mr. Bell will Lie in State in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 268 N. Perry St., and may be viewed from 12 Noon to 8 p.m. Friday.
Published in The Oakland Press on Apr. 26, 2013
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