Irene Elizabeth Ritchey Bell

Irene Elizabeth Ritchey Bell

Irene Elizabeth Ritchey Bell, age 88 of Murfreesboro, passed away on October 11, 2012 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.

She was a native of Warren County, but resided in Rutherford County. Irene was a member of Victory Assembly of God and a homemaker.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Denny Ritchey and Etta Smith Ritchey; husband, Robert Carson Bell; infant son, Glenn Bell; sister, Gracie Mayo and brother, Lee Denny Ritchey, Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail Brenda Bell (Thomas) Davis; son, Gwen Devon (Leslie Kaplan) Bell; sister, Hazel Stacy; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Evergreen Cemetery, with Timothy Davis officiating. Family and friends will serve as Active Pallbearers.

Visitation with the family will be held from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130; (615) 893-2422. Please leave condolences at

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators at 208 4th Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN 37130.

Funeral Home

Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home
820 South Church St Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4928
(615) 893-2422

Published in The Daily News Journal on Oct. 13, 2012