Born 12-4-1923 -- Died 6-9-2005
Frances Orr Bell, 81, of Alton, was born Dec. 4, 1923, in Royal Oak, Mo., and died June 9, 2005 at the Ozarks Medical Cener in West Plains, Mo.
Survivors include her husband, Howard Bell, to whom she was united in marriage on March 13, 1943; one daughter, Sandra Henderson and husband, Tom, of Columbia, Mo.; one son, Stanley Bell and wife, Brenda of Thomasville, Mo.; five grandchildren -- Scott Henderson and wife, Emily, Susan Henderson, Amy Kolz, Altie Combs and husband, Brian, and Aaron Bell; three great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Wilma Miles; a brother-in-law, John Barton; and other relatives and friends.
Preceeding her in death were her parents, Charles and Lily Brooks Orr; seven sisters -- Mary Howell, Alice Orr, Edith Spickard, Barbara James, Christine Warford, Helena Barton and Janet Smith; and one brother, Fred Orr.
Services were June 11 at the Clary Chapel with Bro. Ralph Orr officiating. Intement was in the Smith Cemetery with the arrangements under the direction fo the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.