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Lewis Eugene Bell

Coopers, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Aug 1998 (aged 86)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
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Lewis Eugene Bell

BRAMWELL Lewis Eugene Bell, 86, of Route 1, Box 9, (Coopers) Bramwell, died on Thursday, Aug.13, 1998, at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield.

Born on Dec. 23, 1911, in Coopers, he was the son of the late James Edward and Lillian Irene Hall Bell. He had been a lifelong resident of Coopers and was a retired coal miner, having retired from U.S. Steel Gary 2 mine with 33 years of mining service. He was a member of the U.M.W.A. and a member of the Bramwell Wesleyan Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; three sisters; one grandson and one great granddaughter.

Survivors include his wife, Edna Mae Horton Bell of Route I, Box 9, Bramwell; four daughters, Anita Costina and her husband, Clayton, of Hollywood, Fla., Barbara Wagner of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Carolyn Graham and her husband, Fred, of Pocahontas, Va., and Marilyn Bowman of Coopers; four sons, Sherman Bell and his wife, Cynthia, of Bramwell, James Bell and his wife, Susan, of Groton, Conn., Ervin Bell of Bluefield, and Gary Bell and his wife, Debbie, of Freeman; and 30 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Cravens Shires Funeral Home Chapel of Bluewell with the Minister Walter Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Bluewell.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, Aug. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Bill Bell, Dennis Bell, Jerry Carver, Frankie Fisher, Ernie Fisher and Russell Walker.

Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Gibson and Fred Graham.

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  • Created by: Beverly Aker
  • Added: 14 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22897635
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Eugene Bell (23 Dec 1911–13 Aug 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22897635, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Aker (contributor 46952228) .