She was born in Boone County on July 21, 1924, and was a daughter of the late Elbert and Nettie Ellis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Basil H. Bell; her daughter, Shirley Harvey; and brothers and sisters, Remus, Odell, Seymor, Glada and Isabell.
She is survived by her son, Basil F. Bell and his wife, Ester; grandchildren, Shari Javins and her husband, Eugene, Connie Albright and her husband, Mike, and Laura Dixon and companion; great-grandchildren, Ryan White, Kayla Javins, Michael Albright, Donna Caudill and her husband, Jimmy, Drew Brown, Cory Brown and companion and Heather Hundley; great-great-grandchildren, Caleb Brown and Makaylee Kelly; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Service was March 13, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with Pastor Mark Meeker officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Madison.
You may express your condolences to the family at www.handleyfh.com.