Mrs. Catherine Bell Dies
Lrasi rites welre held Sunday af¬ ternoon, April 16, for Mrs. Catb- I erine Bell,76, of this place, who ' died Thursday aig-fat after several weeks' illness following a stroke. Services were held first in the residence, then at Trinity M. E. church, with Rev. G. C. Dibert officiating and Sabroske and My¬ ers, funeral directors, in charge. j Interment was in Union cemetery I Catherine Elizabeth Bell, daugh¬ ter of Aaron and Mary Bjarket Sams, was born near Elmore on May 14, 1862, and most of her life was spent in this vicinity. She was thrice married; on June 22,! 1884, to John B. £wajt, who died ; September 1, 1902, leaving her i with one child, Beulafa: lat¬ er, to William Luckey. who died | in 1923; and on April 24, 1927, to | James Bell, who also preceded | her in death. Mrs, Bell was a I member of the Woman's Relief! Corps, having been transferred! from the Corps at Sandusky to \ the Elmore Corps 16 years ago;; and the Corps, at her expressed1 wish, gave their funeral ritual at | the church service.
She was also affiliated with the \ Euuecia Stevens club, a social or- i ganization within the Elmore Re-j lief Corps, and was a member of j the Worn an s Foreign Missionary! and Ladies Aid societies of Trin-! ity M. E, church, to which she' was ever loyal.
The deceased is survived by I heronly child, Mrs. Beulah Ewalt j j Fought, of Lvindsey; four grand-} ;.'.■.; and two great-grand-; j children; also four brothers and jone sister, together with other jrelatives and many friends.
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