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William Everett Bell, Jr

William Everett Bell, Jr

Was born in Nogo, Arkansas on January 18, 1943. 

He departed this life on July 25, 2018 at the age of 75. 

William was the son of the late William Everett Bell, Sr. & Maude Evelyn Pendleton. 

Attended the Ross Schools. 

On October 31, 1959 in Pemiscot County, Missouri he was united in marriage to Wanda Louise Six. She preceded him in death. 

He was a welder & machine operator at Pylate’s Machine Shop for many years. 

William was an avid motorcyclist and enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating. 

Survived by – 

3 Children –  Patricia Evelyn Blaxton (Daryl)   – Pocahontas, Arkansas 

                        Michael Joe Bell               – Nashville, Tennessee 

                        William Allen Bell             – Delaware 

3 Brothers      George Elva Bell (Ladonna)               – Orange, Texas 

                         Lynn Bell (Cathy)              – Bend, Oregon 

                         Billie Bell (Melva)             – Tucson, Arizona 

3 Sisters –       Isabelle Plunk (Robert)    – Hayti, Missouri 

                         Manervia Gribble (Roger) – Mexico, Missouri 

                         Bettie Cronan                      – Portageville, Missouri 

2 Grandchildren – Tyler Blaxton                – Covington, Louisiana 

                                  Michele Bell Patterson  – Caruthersville, Missouri 

& 4 Great Grandchildren 

1 Daughter, Rita Faye Bell, preceded him in death along with 9 Siblings, Louis Bell, Harold Bell, Charles Bell, Celia Jean Cowen, Birma Jackson, Levita Bell, Sidney Kay Martin, David Byron Dare & John Thomas Dare. 

Funeral services were held on July 28 at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Raymond Pool officiating.  Interment in Dry Bayou Cemetery. 

Pall bearers: Daryl Blaxton, Ralph Sides, Jr, Ed Weber, Kyle Cronan, Robert Ritcheson, Kevin Riggs. 

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services. 

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