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Laura Malissa Edwards Bell
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1885
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1957
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA

First married James Henry Adams July 28, 1901, son of Benjamin and Texana Clark Adams. They had two children, Ada M. and Jimmie Lee. She secondly married George Bell [her son and mother's obits say Walter Bell] June 22, 1905. They had Sadie, Vennie, Bill, Rayford, Beverly, Willard and Orville.

Jena Times, March 14, 1957, Page 12, Column 1
Mrs. Laura Bell Will Be Buried on Friday

Mrs. Laura Malissa Bell, 71, who died at the Jena hospital Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 o'clock, will be buried Friday morning following services at 10 o'clock at the Pine Grove Baptist Church.
K.G. Brooks, pastor of Temple Baptist church in Jena, will conduct the final rites, with interment in Pine Grove cemetery under the direction fo [sic of] Kinner and Stevens Home for Funerals, Jena.
Mrs. Bell is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ada Bradford, Mrs. Jimmie Lee Tullos and Mrs. Sadie Poole, all of Jena, and Mrs. Vennie Sheppard of Groves, Texas; five sons, Bill of Donadlsonville, Rayford of Fort Bragg, N.C., Beverly of Ferriday, and Willard and Orvill, both of Jena; three brothers, Tom and Genie Edwards of Jena and Henry Edwards of Ferriday; two sisters, Mrs. Charlie Walker of Jonesville and Mrs. Sallie Murphy of Jena; 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  William Green Edwards (1854 - 1934)
  Dicie Ellen Landrum Edwards (1858 - 1936)
  James Henry Adams (1880 - 1904)*
  Ada Adams Bradford (1902 - 1987)*
  Jimmie Lee Adams Tullos (1905 - 1992)*
  Lois Bell Futrell (1912 - 1950)*
  Billy Bell (1914 - 1993)*
  Sadie Bell Poole (1917 - 2008)*
  Willard Bell (1922 - 1967)*
  Raymond C. Bell (1925 - 1944)*
  Oliver Gene Bell (1927 - 2014)*
  Rayford Bell (1930 - 2001)*
  Oliver A. Edwards (1879 - 1908)*
  William Thomas Edwards (1881 - 1965)*
  John Marion Edwards (1883 - 1937)*
  Laura Malissa Edwards Bell (1885 - 1957)
  Mell Vena Edwards Boyd (1888 - 1941)*
  Emitt Edwards Walker (1889 - 1977)*
  Robert Lee Edwards (1892 - 1944)*
  Sallie Edwards Murphy (1894 - 1979)*
  Albert Jefferson Edwards (1896 - 1900)*
  Henry W Edwards (1899 - 1958)*
  Eugene Edwards (1901 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Near the Cross Her Raptured Soul
Found Rest Beyond the River.
Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: G 4
Created by: Lora Peppers
Record added: Apr 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50825992
Laura Malissa <i>Edwards</i> Bell
Added by: Lora Peppers
Laura Malissa <i>Edwards</i> Bell
Added by: Lora Peppers
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- Ron Manley
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014

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