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Lelia

Frances

Bell

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October 8, 2009

FRANCIE BELL Lelia Frances Martin Bell, 77, of 1017 Cliftwood Circle, died., Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the home of her daughter, Debbie Balser. She was born August 19, 1932 at Back Valley in Monroe County, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Ray C. and Viola Bostic Martin. Mrs. Bell was employed at the Maytag Appliance Store in Clifton Forge for 38 years. She was homemaker and a Caretaker to many people in the area. She was a member of the Selma Epworth United Methodist Church . In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers. Surviving are her husband of 58 years, Denny Bell of Clifton Forge; Her daughter, and son-in-law, Debbie and Barry Balser of Clifton Forge; grandchildren who called Mrs. Bell "Meme", Scott Balser and Brad and Priscilla Balser, all of Clifton Forge; special granddaughter, Mary Katherine Monroe ; one sister, Ada Tingler of Covington; two brothers, Orville " Jeff " and Esther Martin and Douglas "Duck" and Liz Martin, all of Roanoke; her grand dog, Abbie and several nieces and nephews. The graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at Alleghany Memoiral Park with the Rev. Virgil Woodie. Friends may pay their respects at Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial Information The family suggests that memorial donations in Mrs. Bell's name may be made to the Clifton Forge Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 419, Clifton Forge , VA 24422 or Mountain Regional Hospice, 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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