McMinnville resident and Rutherford County native Keith Edward Bell, 42, was born Nov. 7, 1972 and died suddenly June 18 at River Park Hospital.
An employee of Morrison Tank & Vault and a member of the Church of Christ, he was the son of Brenda Fisher Bell Northcutt of Morrison and the late Charles Edward Bell. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by sister Charlotte Bell Buss.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by soulmate, Stephanie Newby of McMinnville; mother of his children, Mari “Beth” Bell of McMinnville; eight children, Krissy Angel Bell, Makayla Newby, Austin Cantrell, Alexandria Newby, Gabby Bateman, Gracie Bell, Braxton Cole and Zoie Bell, all of McMinnville; stepfather, William Northcutt of Morrison; sister, Shelley Bell of McMinnville; brother-in-law, Mark Buss of McMinnville; stepbrother and stepsister David Northcutt and Kathy Underwood, and several nieces, nephews and two great-nieces.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at High’s Chapel with Jason Nunley and Rick Lyles officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Monday at High’s.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 21, 2015