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 Jerry Edward Bell

Jerry Edward Bell

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Death 14 Nov 2011 (aged 78)
Burial Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA
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Jerry Edward Bell
July 24, 1933 – November 14, 2011

Jerry E. Bell passed away at the Grand Junction VA TC Unit on November 14, 2011. Jerry was born on July 24, 1933 in Bates, AR to Rose and George Bell. He graduated from Central High School in 1951. Jerry spent most of his adult life in the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean conflict. His brother, James, also served in Korea with the U.S. Army. While on active duty, stationed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, serving in the 51st Munitions Maintenance Squad (SAC), Jerry contracted Meningitis. In June 1966, Jerry arrived at the Grand Junction VA Medical Facility, TC Unit, due to complications from Meningitis. Jerry enjoyed various activities there, including bowling and playing bingo and dominoes with various recreational therapists and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Volunteers. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James. He is survived by four brothers, Jeff and Jack of Clifton, and John and Bob of Rock Springs, WY; a sister, Barbara of Cedaredge, CO; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be Saturday, November 19th at 1:00 p.m. at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary with a graveside service to follow. Contributions may be made to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Bingo Fund, 2121 North Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501.


Published in The Daily Sentinel on November 17, 2011


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  • Created by: Lady in Red
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100331547
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry Edward Bell (24 Jul 1933–14 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100331547, citing Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Lady in Red (contributor 47051098) .