|Gladys M. Bell, 99, of Paris died Tuesday,
Oct. 9, 2007, at Henry County Healthcare Center.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McEvoy Funeral Home.
Corey Cain, pastor of Maplewood Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Chosen as pallbearers are Carl Herndon, Jerry and Jay Culpepper, Glen Page, Larry Milliken and Pete Bucy.
Honorary pallbearers are Gary VanCleave, Charlie Akers, Donald Odom and Leroy Parish.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and after noon Thursday.
Born Feb. 2, 1908, in Henry County, she was a daughter of the late David K. and Gracie M. Graham Scott.
She was married on May 29, 1937, to Robert Edward Bell, who died May 3, 1987.
She was the oldest living member of Maplewood Baptist Church. She worked at the pajama factory in McKenzie for 17-1/2 years and taught in the Henry County School System in the early 1930s.
She leaves two sisters: Helen Crews and Evelyn VanCleave, both of Paris; 11 nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and several great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters: Merle Dunlap and Earline Cole; four brothers: Archie, Hollis, Charlie and Jack Douglas Scott; and one nephew.
Memorials may be made to the Maplewood Baptist Church building fund.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
October 10, 2007 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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