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Clara Fontell Gray Bell
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1911
Thurman
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 10, 1984
Ravenna
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA

Obituary:

Grand Island Daily Independent

Clara F. Bell, 72, of 3423 W. Kelly died Tuesday at a local hospital.
Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Crawford Funeral Home in Sidney, Iowa. The Rev. Donald Hooser will officiate. Burial will be in Sidney City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the funeral home in Iowa.
Apfel-Butler-Geddes Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Mrs. Bell was born Aug. 14, 1911, at Thurman, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Rosa Leatherman Gray. When she was a child the family moved to Sidney, Iowa, where she grew up and received her education.
She married Wendell Bell on May 15, 1928, at Hamburg, Iowa. They lived in Sidney, Iowa until 1980, when they moved to Grand Island.
She was a member of the Worldwide Church of God.
Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Mrs. Dale (Rosa) Kelso of Grand Island, Mrs. Lowell (Erma) Buchannan of Nebraska City, Mrs. Dick (Sharon) Neal of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mrs. Joyce Rustin of Glenwood, Iowa, and Mrs. Terry (Wendy) Hunt of Thedford; a son. :Leonard of Grand Island; 25 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill Gray of Riverton, Iowa, and four sisters, Mrs. Lucille Johnson of Sidney, Iowa, Mrs. Ray (Fern) Brammer of Randolph, Iowa, Mrs. Clyde (Edith) Winters and Mrs. Mary Tritsch, both of Shenandoah, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by two sons, three daughters, three brothers and four sisters.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Augustus Gray (1866 - 1941)
  Rosa Leah Leatherman Gray (1876 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Wendell Allen Bell (1909 - 1988)
 
 Children:
  Donna Bell Cummings (1932 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sidney Cemetery
Sidney
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Judi Kelso Seegebarth
Record added: Jul 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39253473
Clara Fontell <i>Gray</i> Bell
Added by: Judi Kelso Seegebarth
 
Clara Fontell <i>Gray</i> Bell
Added by: Judi Kelso Seegebarth
 
Clara Fontell <i>Gray</i> Bell
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- Judi Kelso Seegebarth
 Added: Jul. 9, 2009
 
 
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