Robert A. Bell
1929 - 2015
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Oct. 4, 1929 - Aug. 21, 2015 Mr. Robert A. Bell served as an extended father to generations of families in the Wenonah communities. He influenced the lives of many young people as a coach, bus driver, substitute teacher, mentor and friend. Mr. Bell was preceded in death by his son, Gregory Bell. The loving legacy of Robert A. Bell will be shared by: a loving and devoted wife, Maggie L. Bell; three sons, Alfred (Deborah) Bell, Emanuel C. Bell, IV and Reginald (Karen) Bell; special son, Rotimi; two brothers, Armistad (Katie) Bell and Emanuel (Geneva) Bell, III; two sisters, Louise Colley and Lillian Johnson; brother-in-law, Jerry Robertson; sister-in-law, Betty Robertson; four granddaughters, Ashley Bell, Starla Bell, Margaret Bell and Candyce Bell; grandson, Marcus Bell; great granddaughter, Mariah along with a host of other relatives and friends. Public visitation will be held Friday, August 28, from 1-8:00 P.M. at Chambers Funeral Home. Family will be present from 6-8:00 P.M. Celebration of life service will be held, Saturday, August 29, 11:00 A.M. at Wenonah High School Auditorium, 2800 Wilson Road SW, Birmingham 35221. Entombment will be held in Elmwood Cemetery. Condolences may be left for the family on our website, chambersunferal
Published in The Birmingham News from Aug. 26 to Aug. 28, 2015.
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September 3, 2015
May God give you comfort
September 3, 2015
Five Star Reunion 2003, Atlanta, GA
I was so sorry to hear about the family's loss. Cousin Bell will be truly missed at the reunions.
Carl Colston
August 30, 2015
The Fuller Family extends their condolences to your family. We pray that peace envelopes you like a warm blanket. God bless your family.
Regina Fuller
August 29, 2015
Praying for the Bell Family.

Wenonah Class of 1969!!!
Vivian Colley Waller
August 29, 2015
I pray for the family healing.
Velma Caldwell
August 29, 2015
There are no words expressed can relieve the pains of grief and sadness you feel But place your pains of grief in the hands of the Most High he will heal your grief and pains (John5:25, 28,29)
August 29, 2015
My prayers go out to the Bell family from the Waller family. Matthew&Minnie Waller.
Matthew Waller
August 28, 2015
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Janice Hightower Flake
August 28, 2015
My prayers are with the entire Bell family during this difficult time. May God continue blessing each of you.
Shirley Turner-Bent
August 28, 2015
Shundra Gichuru
August 28, 2015
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Darlene Cotton
August 28, 2015
To the Bell Family, We would like to send our SYMPATHY to each of you. We pray that you all will keep the Lord on your side but as the saying goes Weeping may endure for a night but oh joy comes in the morning.WE will be with you in Love and prayers. From REV. DAMIEN LITTLEJOHN and the BRYANT CHAPEL AME CHURCH FAMILY.
Lucy Rankin
August 28, 2015
Dea.&Sis.Edd Royal,Rising Star Baptist Church, Greensboro. Rev. Freddie Robertson,pastor. With Deep Sympathy
Edd &Gloria Royal
August 28, 2015
To the Bell Family you have my deepest condolences on the loss of your love one.
Lucinda Jones Turner
August 28, 2015
Coach Bell, Our prayers are with you and your family during difficult time. We pray the peace and comfort of God upon each of you...The Cooper and Davis Family
Teressa Davis
August 28, 2015
Al Bell and family,
My deepest condolences to you and your entire family. GOD KNOWS AND HE CARES. May he comfort and keep you today, tomorrow, and in the days ahead.
Karla Penick-Williams
August 28, 2015
Coach "Tub" Bell, Mrs. Bell and the family,

Mr. Robert Bell was such a good man and a person who always supported the community and others. He truly had a love for Wenonah and the children...we will forever remember all that he did to make the community better. Mr. Bell, you have finished your course...your work speaks for itself!!!
Stacy Allen
August 28, 2015
Grasselli Heights and Wenonah have lost one of the cornerstones of the community.
You will be truly missed and may your legacy live forever. My God bless and comfort your family doing this time. RIP Mr. Bell
Marthella White
August 28, 2015
My prayers are with you.I was so sorry to hear of your loss.
Corrie Ann Phillips
August 28, 2015
The Davis Family extends our sympathy and prayers to you and all.Melvin,Maurice and Dorothy.
August 27, 2015
Job well done!!!# I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to his wife and his family.
Henrietta Sewell
August 27, 2015
Was so sorry to hear of Mr. Bell's passing. He has meant so much to the children of Birmingham and the Wenonah community. He will be missed.
Ron Ingram
August 27, 2015
Rosalind Witherspoon
August 27, 2015
Wishing you and your family the hope and comfort needed to endure your trails
August 27, 2015
Heartfelt sorrow for your lost
Brenda Jenkins-Cotton
August 27, 2015
Kimberly Oliver-Foy
August 27, 2015
Sorry for your lost. May God bless each and every one you.
Christine J Parham
August 27, 2015
Praying for the Bell family in this time of bereavement.Wenonah class of '84
Harold Reynolds Jr. (Hacksaw)
August 27, 2015
The Maston Family
August 26, 2015
To the Bell Family: My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing that there's a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.
August 26, 2015
Charlotte Oliver-Skinner
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