Pearl Pauline Hicks Bell, 87, of Milligan Ridge died Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at Rose Skill Care Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born at Charlotte, she was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Von Bell of Milligan Ridge; a daughter, Phyllis Jackson of Jonesboro; two sisters, Ola Stoner of Mountain Home and Clara Jean Mouradian of LaGrange, Ill.; two brothers, Olen Hicks of Jonesboro and J.C. Hicks of Albuquerque, N.M.; four grandchildren, Ricky Jackson, Dwight Jackson, Paul Bell and Christi Covington; and nine great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Noble and Jeff McLean officiating. Burial was in the Jonesboro Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Ricky Jackson, Dwight Jackson, Paul Bell, Tim Covington, Rustin Jackson and Hunter Jackson.