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 Minnie L. <I>Cockrell</I> Bell

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Minnie L. Cockrell Bell

  • Birth 1 Apr 1898 Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 17 Mar 1989 Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 57978523

The daughter of William Payton Cockrell and Anna Mary Fiedler, Minnie married Elbie Bell on 25 Jul 1917 in Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois. They were the parents of 5 children.

Shortly after their marriage, Elbie served in the United States military during World War I with the 1st Battalion, 160th Depot Brigade.

Minnie died 15 days before her 91st birthday at Calhoun Care Center. She was survived by 3 sons, Kermit of Batchtown, Carl of Florida, and James of Kansas; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 1 brother, Jerome Cockrell of Batchtown.

In addition to her parents, Minnie was preceded in death by her husband, Elbie; and 2 sons, Herbert and Pat Bell.

Visitation was held from 5 to 9 p.m. on 19 Mar 1989 at Hanks Funeral Home in Hardin. Funeral services were conducted there at 11 a.m. the following morning. Minnie was buried next to her husband, Elbie, who passed away in 1971.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to Calhoun County Ambulance Service or to a charity of one's choice.

Children: 5 sons.

Mother of:
Herbert William Bell
Carl Bell
Merle "Pat" Bell
Dr. Kermit Bell
James Bell

Minnie's siblings:
John R. Cockrell (half-brother)
Martha Cockrell (half-sister)
Robert H. Cockrell
Anna Maria "Annie" Cockrell Allen
George F. Cockrell
Carl Joseph Cockrell
Cora Clara Cockrell
Martin A. Cockrell
R. B. Cockrell
Jerome Jesse Cockrell

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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 31 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57978523
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie L. Cockrell Bell (1 Apr 1898–17 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57978523, citing Wilson Cemetery, Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .