Marguerite Hamblen Bell

  • Birth 19 Sep 1922
  • Death 14 Dec 2011
  • Burial Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 82104748

Marguerite H. Bell, age 89, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2011 after an extended illness. She was born on September 19, 1922 in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee to Porter V. and Lucile Major Hamblen and attended Peabody College in Nashville. While her husband was overseas during World War II, she never wavered in her faith that he would return safely. During that time, she worked in the personnel office at the DuPont plant in Old Hickory, Tennessee. After moving to Atlanta in 1947, Mrs. Bell was a devoted homemaker and mother. In addition to cherishing her family, she loved all animals, especially dogs. For many years Mrs. Bell was very active at Brookhaven Baptist Church and for the past 33 years she was an active member of Wieuca Road Baptist Church and the Agape/Berean Sunday School Class until her health declined. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her parents Porter and Lucile Hamblen and her beloved husband of 65 years, David J. Bell. Survivors include her cherished only child, Jan Bell. Additional survivors are her nephew, William C. (Bill) Bell, Jr. and his wife, Judy and their son and daughter-in-law Jarratt and Deanna Bell as well as several cousins. Also surviving are Mrs. Bell's long-term and dedicated caregivers Shirley Paige and Helen Bennett whom she loved dearly. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 18, 2011 in the Chapel at Wieuca Road Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior at 1 PM Sunday in the Joe Stone Room at the church. The Revs. Jane Martin and William Givens will officiate. Pallbearers will be Steve Ray, H. M. Comer Train, Jr., H. M. Comer Train, III, Robert Dennis, William C. (Bill) Bell, Jr. and Jarratt Bell. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Agape/Berean Sunday School Class, Wieuca Road Baptist Church.


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  • Created by: Jack Johnson
  • Added: 18 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82104748
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marguerite Hamblen Bell (19 Sep 1922–14 Dec 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82104748, citing Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jack Johnson (contributor 46814495) .