Obituaries

Obituaries

Rev. W. Robert "Bob" Bell 1922 - 2008 Mountain Home, Ark.

Mountain Home, Ark. - Memorial services for the Rev. W. Robert "Bob" Bell, 85, Mountain Home, were Thursday, Jan. 10, at First Christian Church in Mountain Home. Private burial will be at a later date in a family plot in California, Mo.The Rev. Bell died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Fred W. and Pearl Bell. He graduated from Phillips University in Enid, Okla.The Rev. Bell became an ordained minister of First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, and served in congregations in Mountain Home and Rogers, Ark.; Monett and Slater, Mo.; and Stockton and Leon, Kan. He was also a cartoonist, author and inventor.He married Winifred Milburn in Wichita. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Don, Rogers, Ark.; a daughter, Patti Bell, Springdale, Ark.; and a brother, Fred Bell Jr., Lawrence, Kan.The family suggests memorials to First Christian Church, sent in care of Roller Funeral Home, Highway 5 North, Mountain Home, AR 72654.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rollerfuneralhomes.com">www.rollerfuneralhomes.com</a>.