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Maggie M. Nesmith Bell
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1859
Fort Deposit
Lowndes County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 18, 1937
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

Mrs. W. S. Bell, aged 77 years, of Winnfield, died in the Baptist Hospital, Alexandria, Tuesday afternoon, May 18, at 3 o'clock. She had been in failing health for a number of years. Following the death of her husband in Simsboro
eight years ago, she had made her home in Winnfield with her daughter, Mrs. G. A. Payne.

A native of Fort Deposit, Alabama, Mrs. Bell came to Louisiana in her early childhood. She resided in the Walnut Creek Community near Simsboro and had been a member of the Walnut Creek Baptist Church for about 60 years.

The funeral procession left the home of Mrs. Payne here Wednesday at 1:30 and went to Simsboro, La., where services were conducted by the Rev. McCann, pastor of the Walnut Creek Church. Interment was in the Walnut Creek
Cemetery.

Pallbearers were R. Y. Bell, Lee Tinsley, Bill Shelby, Leo Madden, Frank Bell, and J. T. Henry, all of Simsboro.

Mrs. Bell is survived by two daughters, Mrs. G. A. Payne of Winnfield and Mrs. J. L. Payne of Urania; one son, Dr. J. E. Bell of Liberty, Texas; two brothers, J. E. Robinson, Pollock, and W. P. Robinson, California.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, May 20, 1937 
 
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 Spouse:
  William Shelby Bell (1849 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Bell Payne (1879 - 1970)*
  Dallas H. Bell (1881 - 1888)*
  John Young Bell (1882 - 1920)*
  Lula Ethel Bell Payne (1886 - 1954)*
  Willie Fred Bell (1888 - 1903)*
  R. Eugene Bell (1890 - 1910)*
  Justin Edward Bell (1893 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Walnut Creek Cemetery
Simsboro
Lincoln Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jul 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55357183
Maggie M. <i>Nesmith</i> Bell
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Maggie M. <i>Nesmith</i> Bell
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