Obituaries

Velma Bell 1917 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 25 in Lincoln, Neb., for Velma Lillian Bell, 90, Tonganoxie.
Mrs. Bell died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Formerly of Lincoln, Neb., and Beaver Crossing, Neb., she was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Seward, Neb., the daughter of Clarence and Pearl (Hickman) Parrish. She was a homemaker and hospital volunteer for more than 8,000 hours of service. She was married to Rex L. Bell. He preceded her in death Sept. 26, 2002.
Survivors include her son, Leon Bell, Tonganoxie; two daughters, Barbara Sherman, Plano, Texas, and Patricia Callander, Greenville, S.C.; two sisters, Ruth Swetnam and Margaret McDonald, both of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, handled local arrangements.