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Monty Carl Bell


1939 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Monty Carl Bell Obituary

On October 2, 2015, a wonderful husband, father and grandfather was called to rest. Monty Carl Bell passed away after a long battle with his illness. He was born in Panhandle, Texas in 1939.

He left a beautiful wife Betty, two daughters, Becky Glynn of San Antonio, Texas and Stephanie Bell of Albuquerque, N.M. and two sons, Aaron and Spencer Bell, both of San Antonio, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his only sister, Elaine Lewellen of Sun City West, Ariz. and many brother and sister-in-laws as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

His life began in Panhandle, Texas as the only son of C.H. and Monta Bell. He graduated from Panhandle High School and grew up to run the family business in Panhandle until moving to Amarillo to manage a hotel. He was transferred to Albuquerque and lived in Bosque Farms, N.M. with his family. He later became an investigator with the Bernalillo County District Attorney's Office until retiring. He then invented a cowboy hat retainer and earned his N.M. Real Estate Brokers license. He moved to the Alamogordo/Tularosa, N.M. area in 1989 where he owned several businesses.

After retiring a second time they moved to Floresville, Texas to be closer to his children in the San Antonio area. He lived out his days riding his John Deere tractor, which he loved beyond words and taking care of their home. He was a true Texan, who never met a stranger and loved all he touched. He will be greatly missed by family and friends, but know that he is now in a better place.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to The or The . Cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held Monday, November 2, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at The Worship Center, 801 10th Street, Alamogordo, N.M., with Pastor David Crispin officiating.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Oct. 28 to Nov. 27, 2015
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