Viola Bell

Viola Bell

Mrs. Viola Martain Bell, 100, of Arab, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020, at Marshall Medical Center North.

Mrs. Bell was born December 7, 1919, in Lincoln County Tennessee to John Henry Roland and Ida Bostick Roland. She was married to Greston Ike Bell for 52 years; he preceded her in death in 1989. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed playing cards, and dearly loved spending time with her family and friends.

Mrs. Bell was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church.

She is survived by her brother, Wayne Roland; and her nieces and nephews, Alice Manning, Barbara Thornton and Buddy, Linda Wagner, Billy Roland and Brenda; and several extended family members.

Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her husband, Greston Ike Bell; her children, Kathleen Bell Michael, Zola Bell and Peggy Lucille Bell and her siblings, Clarence Roland and Pauline Payton.

Funeral services were Sunday, January 26, 2020, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Brothers Tim Lynch and Jimmy Flynn officiating. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery  with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.

Honorary pallbearers were Greg Thornton, Paul Thornton, Jamie Bradshaw, Josh Fleming, Lane Ayers and Billy Seagroves.

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