In memory of
Bell Johnnie Bell moved from labor to reward on Monday, October 10, 2016 at Astoria Place of Columbus. Preceded in death by parents Candis Hilliard Martin and Ananias Bell, youngest child Bonita "Bunni" Calloway, brothers Lavaughn "L.C.", Ananias, Jr., Cleveland, Odie, Billy, Jim, and Eddie, sisters Odessa, Barbara Jean, Maxcine, Mary and Viola, grandson Torrie D. Walker. Left to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 60 years, Ruth Bell; son, Clark (Toni) Thompson of Las Vegas, NV; daughters, Belinda (Woodroe) Wilson of Las Vegas, NV, Pamela LaPaugh of Tampa, FL, and Rita Bell of Columbus; brothers, George Bell, Willie (Mildred) Martin, Clifford (Gwen) Martin, all of Bryan, TX; sisters, Rose Allen Simon of Waller, TX, and Lillian Parker of Bryan, TX, and Waldine Walter; sister-in-law, Audrey Hawkins; 14 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. The Celebration of Life will be at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1775 W. Broad St. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service. Bishop Donald J. Washington, Officiant, Pastor Lester Jackson Eulogist. Interment will be at Green Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to C. D. WHITE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 1217 Mt. Vernon Ave.
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