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Jerry Clayton Bell, 72
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Jerry Clayton Bell, 72, of McMinnville died Saturday, Sept. 19, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 16, 1943, in Conway, Ark., was a former employee of Federal-Mogul Corporation and a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. Mr. Bell was preceded in death by parents Kenneth Francis and Gladys Catherine Loftis Bell and sister Fran Richardson.
Survivors include his children Ricky (Chelynn) Bell, Vickie Grant, and Celecia Osborne, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, sisters Wanda Manning, Janice Meadows, and Kathy Bell, and brother Noel (Buddy) Bell. Several nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Allen Laszewski will officiate. Burial of the cremated remains will take place at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Bell family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 23, 2015