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Virginia Ann Bell, 86
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Mrs. Virginia Ann Bell, 86, of McMinnville died Friday, Feb. 5, at NHC HealthCare. 

She was born July 22, 1934, in Warren County, was a retired factory worker with Aquatech, and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Campaign. Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by parents Ervin Bouldin and Willie Ann Hale White, husband William Thomas Bell, grandchildren Michael David Bell and Janet Kay Bell, brothers Willard White, Virble White, Alex White, William Carson White, Carvin White Jr., and Tom White, and sisters Juanette Kirby, Jenetta Free, Edna Williams, Geneval Ferrell, Peggy Sue White, and Johnnie Bell Bouldin who died about an hour and a half after Virginia Ann.

Survivors include her daughter Beverly Ann Dodd of McMinnville, sons Thomas Wayne (Sandra) Bell of McMinnville and William Darrell (Lori) Bell of Greenbrier, sister Magdoline Grizzell of Campaign, sisters-in-law Elva Dean Bell, Martha Faye Bell, and Wilma Dean Turner, grandchildren Jennifer (Devin) McMillen, Travis Dodd (Jennifer Barlug) and Beth Dodd, all of McMinnville, and Kaitlyn Bell and Kindell Bell, both of White Bluff, TN, and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and family friends.

Graveside service and interment will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Rick Lyle will officiate. The Bell family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., and again Monday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Social distancing and wearing facemasks are highly encouraged. No food gifts at the funeral home please. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Campaign Church of God of Prophecy. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 7, 2021