Howard Redfern Bell 89, of 416 Emma Lane, died Friday, May 14, 2010 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 16, 2010 at Tabernacle United Methodist Church where he was a member with the Reverend Clarence Garner and Reverend Micah Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Bell was a native of Wayne County and a retired Electrical Contractor. Mr. Bell was a member of the Elise Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd Degree Mason. His parents, Ernest Berkley and Dora Williams Bell and brother, Ernest Lee Bell preceded him in death.
Mr. Bell is survived by his wife Frances, son, David Bell and wife Rachel of Raleigh, daughters, Jo Wilson and husband David of Milton, Elizabeth Bell Boles and husband Phillip of Robbins, 9 grandchildren, Matthew Wilson and wife Susan, Micah Wilson and wife Heidi, Joseph Wilson and wife Sara, Jonathan Wilson and wife Candace, Jennifer Griffin and husband Cory, William Bell and wife Amy, Katherine Bell, Dr. Adam Boles and wife Ashley, Sandy Boles, 8 great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Barbara Bell of Robbins and brother-in-law, Bob Allred of Thomasville.
The family will receive friends following the service in the Tabernacle United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall and at other times at the home.
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  1. We are so sorry to learn of Mr. Bell\’s passing. What a great man! We share in your sorrows and pray for each of you during this time of bereavement.
    David and Charline Beck

  2. We are sorry to hear of the loss of Howard. He was a Good man, and will be missed by all those who knew him. Our thoughts and Prayers are with the Bell family during this time.

  3. Thoughts and prayers go out to Frances and all the family. I enjoyed talking and laughing with Howard when he would come into Dr. Bell\’s office.

  4. Sory to hear of Mr Bell\’s passing. I remember hi m well. Your family is in my prayers at this toime.
    Esther Cockman Godley & Family

  5. Mrs. Bell – So sorry to learn of your husband\’s death. Having recently gone through the death of my mother, I somewhat know how your loss must feel. My thoughts and prayers go with you at this time in your life.
    Elise class of 1965

  6. I was sorry to hear of your loss. Just know that I\’m thinking of you and that you and your family are in my prayers.

  7. Mrs.Bell,
    Sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord comfort you during this sad time.
    Thanks for being such a kind, understanding teacher during my years of high school. You

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