Bonnie Dell Bell

Feb. 12, 1933 - March 11, 2018

Bonnie Dell Bell, 85, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco

.Funeral services for Bonnie will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Brother Johnny Veretto will officiate. Interment will follow the services at Salem Cemetery near Freestone. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, with the family present, at the funeral home. West Medical Center in Waco.

She was born in Farrar on February 12, 1933, to Archie and Eura Smith. She married Bobbie Murl Bell on April 10, 1950, and shared over sixty years of marriage together before being separated by his death on December 18, 2010. Mrs. Bell was a dedicated homemaker and enjoyed quilting and growing flowers in her garden. She was also a fantastic cook. Bonnie enjoyed listening to country music and watching country music shows on TV and attended many fiddle festivals. Mrs. Bell was a longtime member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church and served as church secretary in the past.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Bell of Teague; three sons, Bobby D. Bell of Teague, James R. Bell and wife, Carla, of Mart, and John K. Bell and wife, Margarita, of Teague; thirteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virgie White of Texas City, Glynda Matteo of Flower Mound, and Janice Smith of League City; one brother, Don Ray Smith of Alvin; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by one grandson, John K. Bell, Jr.; one brother, James Edward Smith; and three sisters, Joyce Coward, Elva Jean McCullough, and Juanita Gilliam.

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Bowers Funeral Home

Teague, Texas 75860

(254) 739-2511

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