Louise <I>Barker</I> Bell

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Louise Barker Bell

  • Birth 23 May 1884 Oregon, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1976 Yerington, Lyon County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 5855063

Louise Bell.

Yerington – Louise Bell, 92, died Monday in a Yerington hospital. A resident of Smith for the past 10 years, she was born May 23, 1884 in Cokewell, Ore. Her family moved to Carson City when she was very young, and she attended the University of Nevada in the early 1900’s.

She married Lester L. Bell in 1913, and they made their home in Bodie, Calif. They moved to Hawthorne in 1949, and Bell died in 1950.

Surviving are daughters, Olive Alpers of Smith, and Arena Lewis of Yerington; sons, Lester of Tucson, Ariz., and Bob of Luning; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at the Freitas Funeral Home, Yerington, from 6 to 9 p.m. today. A funeral will be held at the Methodist Church in Smith Valley at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Bodie Cemetery, Mono County, Calif.
(Nevada State Journal, 7/21/1976)

The following were the comments by Lonnie DeCloedt on first posting this memorial:

Wife of Lester L. Bell. Mother of Lester F. Bell.

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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
  • Added: 18 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5855063
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louise Barker Bell (23 May 1884–19 Jul 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5855063, citing Bodie Cemetery – Wards Section, Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 47371789) .