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Annie Ruth Rice Bell
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1922
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 2005
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

Annie Ruth (Rice) Bell, 82, of Jonesville, SC, widow of Anderson Bell, Jr., died Friday, September 16, 2005 in the Magnolia Manor Nursing Home in Spartanburg, after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Bell was born in Augusta, GA, on October 27, 1922, a daughter of the late Hizzy and Dora (Gregory) Rice.

A retired factory worker, she was a member of Mark Hill Baptist Church and the oldest mother of the church.

Surviving are four daughters, Bettie Bates of Boston, MA, Rosa Farnacci of Brooklyn, NY, Judy Ann Nord of Boston, MA, Mary Bell of Hartford, CT; three sons, Joe Willis Bell of Boston, MA, Bobby Joe Bell of Jonesville, and Robert Lee Bell of Boston, MA; a special and devoted niece, Sherry (Leroy) Miller of Spartanburg; special neighbors, Dorothy Jetter and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Goforth, all of Jonesville; a host of grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2005 at Mark Hill Baptist Church in the Jonesville Community, with the Rev. T. J. Jackson officiating. Burial was in the Wyatts Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

The body was placed in the church at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday to await the hour of service.

Wake services was held 6:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at the Carolina Mortuary.

The Carolina Mortuary

Spartanburg Herald Journal
Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Wyatt Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery
Union County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Patricia
Originally Created by: Brown Girl 33
Record added: Sep 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11797420
Annie Ruth <i>Rice</i> Bell
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