Obituaries

Obituaries

Velma Lillian Bell 1917 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Funeral services for Velma Lillian Bell, 90, Tonganoxie, will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home in Lincoln, Neb.Mrs. Bell died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at Lawrence (Kan.) Memorial Hospital.She was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Seward, Neb., the daughter of Clarence and Pearl Hickman Parrish.Mrs. Bell was a homemaker and a hospital volunteer with more than 8,000 hours of service.She married Rex L. Bell. He died Sept. 26, 2002.Survivors include a son, Leon Bell, Tonganoxie; two daughters, Barbara Sherman, Plano, Texas, and Patricia Callander, Greenville, S.C.; and two sisters, Ruth Swetnam and Margaret McDonald, both of Portland, Ore.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home before the services.Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie is in charge of local arrangements.