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Ida Robertha Ellen Grapes Bell
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Birth: Jun. 7, 1881
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1961
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA

Zanesville Times Recorder, November 9, 1961
MRS. ROBERTHA BELL
Mrs. Robertha E. Bell, 80, was found dead in her apartment at 1067 Market Street at 6:50 pm Wednesday by her daughter, Mrs. Floyd Brown of 509 Downard Road. Death was believed due to a heart ailment, Dr. S. S. Daw, Muskingum County coroner, was notified.
Mrs. Brown had tried to telephone her mother and, getting no response, went with her husband to investigate. Mrs. Bell had been dead but a short time and was found lying across a bed. She had been in failing health.
Born in Wayne Township, she was a daughter of Frank and Mary Farabee Grapes, and spent her life in this vicinity. She had been a member of the Southern Baptist Church.
Surviving Mrs. Bell are two sons, Charles of East Pike and Grayson of Nevada Street; two daughters, Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Marie Iden of Route 3; eight grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Lynn of the Lighthizer Rest Home and Mrs. Gertrude Davis of Cleveland.
Her husband, Bert H. Bell, died in August 1947. Also preceding her in death were two daughters, Florence and Grace, and a son, Ralph.
The body is at the Putnam Chapel of Bolin-Bryan Funeral Home where friends may call after 6 pm today.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Frances Grapes (1859 - 1936)
  Mary E. Farabee Grapes (1861 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Bert H. Bell (1883 - 1947)
 
 Children:
  Florence G. Bell (____ - 1905)*
  Marie Catherine Bell Iden (1902 - 1984)*
  Grayson Francis Bell (1908 - 1970)*
  Ralph Ermann Bell (1910 - 1911)*
  Grace Juanita Bell (1916 - 1934)*
  Anna Mary Bell Davis (1922 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Robertha Ellen Grapes Bell (1881 - 1961)
  Dana Judson Grapes (1886 - ____)*
  Lena Belle Grapes Linn (1891 - 1963)*
  Gertrude Maude Farabee Davis (1899 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
aged 80y
 
Note: Int 0742
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Zanesville
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
Record added: Jul 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7647623
 

3rd cousin 2x removed
- Howard Robert Crawford
 Added: Dec. 18, 2010
 
 
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