Irene Bell, age 78, was born in Wayne County on January 16, 1939 to the late Baudie and Elva Davis Goodman.
On September 15, 1956 she united in marriage to Luther Bell who survives.
To this union brought three childrenPenny Pierce, Mickey and Ricky Bell; also surviving are 10 grandchildrenBrandy Baker, Jessica DeMott, Jennifer DeMott, Tessica East, Christopher Bell, Debbie Cooper, Justin Bell, Josh Bell, Melissa Bell, and Brandon Bell; and one brotherJerry Goodman; also leaving behind a host of nieces, nephews, and great grandchildren to mourn her passing.
She is preceded in death by her siblingsArlin Goodman, Dexter
Goodman, Lester Goodman, Amos Goodman, Mossie Goodman, Delavine
Dobbs, Vena Davis, and Stella Tweedy.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior and was a Member of the Green Hill Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017
with Bro. Henry Stringer and Bro. Dan Parmley officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on October 31, 2017