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Marcus Patrick Bell, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1918
Natchitoches Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1971
Dallas County
Texas, USA

(Ref: CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, dated for Friday, April 23, 1971, page 2, reads as follows:

Marcus P. Bell, 52, 1814 Mission, died in a Dallas, Tex., hospital Wednesday. He was a mechanic at Duval potash mine where he had been employed since he moved to Carlsbad in 1952.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Grace Episcopal Church with Fr. Rolin Cooper, rector, officiating. Burial will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery with West Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pall bearers will be T.R. Chowns, Cloyce Chowns, R.F. Poovey, Charley Lewis, Fred Simmons and Sonny Ward. Honorary pall bearers will be employes of the maintenance department of Duval Potash Corp.

Born Oct. 26, 1918, in Derry, La., he attended schools there. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and after his discharge, lived in Mansfield, La. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church.

Those who desire to honor him may make memorial offerings to the Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Willie Bell of Carlsbad; his father, Mr. Clifford C. Bell of Lake Charles, La.; five sons, Thomas W. of Los Angeles, Calif., David F. and Marcus P. Jr. of Coos Bay, Ore., and Richard C. and Michael of Carlsbad; one daughter, Miss Elaine Bell, Carlsbad; two brothers, Clifford J. Bell of Virginia Beach, Va., and Benny Bell of Battle Creek, Mich.; five sisters, Mrs. R.E. Knapp and Mrs. Madeline Barber of Portsmouth, Va., Mrs. E.J. Duplantis of Jefferson City, Mo., Mrs. Maurice Artz of Battle Creek Mich., and Mrs. Yvonne Thomas of Long Island, N.Y.; and three grandchildren. 
Carlsbad Cemetery
Eddy County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Division K, Block 5
Created by: Betty
Record added: Dec 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63226254
Marcus Patrick Bell, Sr
Added by: Lloyd Robinson
Marcus Patrick Bell, Sr
Added by: Lloyd Robinson
Marcus Patrick Bell, Sr
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 Added: Jun. 10, 2013

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