Lucille Bell

Monday, September 11, 2006


Lucille Bell, 85, of Bono died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She lived in Jonesboro most of her life and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a member of the Needlecraft Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph "Pappy" Bell; her parents, James and Ina Battles; and a sister, Margaret Battles.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, James Ralph and Pauline Bell of Bono; a daughter, Ina Ishmael of Crawley, Texas; a brother, James "Sonny Battles of Russellville; sisters, Neva Sue Reed, Ida Lee Guthrie and Clora June White, all of Monette, and Helen McDaniel of Harrisburg; grandchildren, Kenneth Carter, Randall Carter, Tammy Moore, Ralph Preston Bell, Cindy Hayse, John David Ishmael, Jeffery Ishmael, and Jennifer Grant; and 17 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Cemetery near Bono with Bill Thornton officiating and Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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