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Bell, Jean
Jean Bell died peacefully with her family at her side on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Jean was 63 years old. She was born January 16, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio to Mary Helen Purtee and grew up in Lockbourne, Ohio with her two brothers and mother and many neighbors and friends. Jean graduated in 1973 from Hamilton Township School. She worked at Huntington National Bank and Capital University. She loved to work in her flower gardens and collect Department 56 Dickens Village. Jean also loved her dog and 5 exotic tropical birds. Jean enjoyed shopping and maintaining her booth at Antique Malls with each of her husband's, Ed and John. Jean was preceded in death by grandmother Alma Gouldner, mother Mary (Gouldner) Purtee, brother William (Bill) Purtee, first husband Edwin Mrockowski any many other family members. Jean is survived by loving husband, William John Bell of Canal Winchester, OH; brother, Stanley (Donna) Purtee of Lancaster, OH; sisters-in-law, Linda (Purtee) (Kelly) Gimmett of Groveport, OH, Robin Bell, Susan Bell, both of Columbus, OH, Jane Bell of Boston, Massachusetts; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and dear friends. The family will celebrate her life on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Lockbourne Churches of Christ in Christain Union, 156 Mechanic Street, Lockbourne, Ohio 43137, with visitation at 1 P.M. until the starting of funeral services at 2 P.M. with Pastor Rhonda Purtee Reese presiding. Interment Fernwood Cemetery, 460 Rowe Road (Columbus) Lockbourne, OH. Arrangements by Skunza Funeral Service, 5819 Emporium Square, Columbus, Ohio, 614-895-3200.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2019
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