Morrison resident and Warren County native Welthan May Bell, 83, died Jan. 2 at River Park Hospital. A homemaker and a member of Morrison First Baptist Church, she was the daughter of William and Lora Hendrix Parker and was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Leslie Bell in 1996; and one son, James Leslie (Buck) Bell. She is survived by three sons, William Bell of Morrison, Ronald Douglas Bell of McMinnville and David Bell of Chattanooga; five daughters, Willie Hittle and Martha Lafevers, both of Springfield, Mary Fuson of Antioch, Betty Pack of McMinnville and Barbara Freeze of Morrison; 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services were held Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Bill Hall officiating. Burial followed at Bascom Cemetery. High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Jan. 6, 1999.
[Contributor: Maxine Reggio, 2001]