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Lois Alexander Bell
Lois Alexander Bell, 87, resident of 4915 Hwy 20, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at Self Regional Healthcare. She was married to the late Rev. Dr. James Murphy Bell, Sr.
Born in Mooresville, NC, she was the daughter of the late James Wilson Alexander and Daisy Rogers Alexander.
Lois was a 1951 Erskine College graduate. She was a former teacher with the Weekday Religious Education Program in Rockbridge County Virginia. She was a member of Due West ARP Church. Lois was a homemaker and a devoted companion of her late husband Rev. Dr. James M. Bell, Sr.
She is survived by six children: James Bell, Jr., and Jaime, of Fleetwood, NC; Robert Bell and Alice, of Due West, SC; Ann Marie Hope and Steve, of Due West, SC; Sharon Griffin and David, of Greenville, SC; Paul Bell and Jeanne, of Due West, SC; and Allyson Huskey and Nick, of Donalds, SC; eighteen grandchildren: James (Marlana), Grace, Hannah, John Isaac (Ishshah), and Ruth Bell; Richard Bell (Lori); Cyndi Nicholson (James); Charlotte, Glenn, Abby, and Graham Hope; Laura Hornby (John), Kelley, and Elinor Griffin; John Paul, Jr and Neely Bell; Keagan and Zeb Huskey; four step grandchildren, Meredith McCoy (Ian), Wendy D'Angelo (Joseph), Gordon Byrd (Jackie) and Julia Byrd; and 16 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Karen G. Bell and a sister, Laura A Morris as well as 4 brothers, Pressly, James, Eugene and Jay W. Alexander.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 11:30 AM at Due West ARP Church with the Revs. Calvin Draffin and Bill Blakely officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:15 AM Thursday in the sanctuary prior to services. The family is at the home 4915 Hwy. 20 Due West, SC.
Memorials in Memory of Mrs. Bell may be made to Samaritan's Purse PO Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607-3000.
VisitationDue West ARP Church
112 Main St
Due West, SC 29639
Thursday, August 04, 2016
10:00 until 11:15 AM
ServiceDue West ARP Church
112 North Main Street
Due West, SC 29639
Thursday, August 04, 2016
IntermentDue West ARP Church Cemetery
112 N. Main St.
Due West , SC 29639
Paul and familyCondolences on the earthly loss of your Mom, rejoicing for a life lived well in His service, and joy for the glory now reality in her eternal home.BlessingsLarry Littlejohn
Larry Littlejohn Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
Our sincere sympathy in the loss of your sweet mother. She was always so sweet and caring about others. She will be greatly missed.
The Valkenburg family Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
Rita and I are so very sorry to hear of Lois' death. May God bring peace of all of her loved ones. Jerry Hallman
Jerry Hallman Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
Lois was a wonderful lady who helped me so much when we lived in Due West. She always had a smile on her face and was such an encourager. I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to be her neighbor. She was a faithful Christ follower. Thinking of all of you whom she loved dearly.
Amanda Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
Jimmy, Robby, Ann Marie, Sharon, Paul, and Allyson, and spouses, I'm so sorry not to have been able to make it to the ceremony. Aunt Lois was always so sweet and such a good person. I will miss her and her lovely hand-written notes. Love, Rosann
Rosann Petes Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Anne Marie and Steve and all of the family, I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was a beautiful lady--inside and out. May God comfort you all in this time of sorrow. Much love to you. Denise
Denise Lytle Cozzoli Aug 4 2016 12:00 AM
My sincere sympathy for all of the Bell family. Mrs. Bell was such a sweet person and made me feel so welcome. She will be greatly missed. I'm sure you have many wonderful stories and memories that you will continue to remember her by.
Dinah Macomson Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM
Sending my love and prayers to you, Sharon!
Susan Crout Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM
Sometimes things are easier to bear when you know friends care. My thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow.
Jan Parks Brown Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM
Mrs. Bell was such a precious lady! She will be greatly missed! Praying for all the Bell family- for comfort and a special awareness of the Lord's presence and love for all of you!
Marilyn Simmons Aug 3 2016 12:00 AM