Rock Island resident and Warren County native Mark E. “Brother” Bell, Jr., 72, was born May 1, 1939 and died Feb. 8 at River Park Hospital following an extended illness.A retired employee of Tri-Tech Molding, a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War and member of First United Methodist Church, he was the son of the late Mark E. and Elizabeth Bandy Bell Sr.He is survived by one brother, Max O. Bell of Rock Island; and daughter, Elizabeth Ann Bell of Chattanooga.A graveside service and interment was held Thursday at Mt. View Cemetery with Bob Case and Larry Stanley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church c/o High’s.
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