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Doris Idella (Funk) Bell

April 29, 1923 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 97)

Obituary

Doris Idella Bell 97 of Carrollton, OH and formerly of Rowlesburg died Monday, June 15, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Carrollton.

She was born April 29, 1923, in Tunnelton, a daughter of the late Delbert and Jessie Sigley Funk.

Mrs. Bell was a loving mother and grandmother and homemaker.  She loved to quilt and crochet and was Methodist by faith.  She was a cook at Cool Springs Park for 16 years. When living in Preston County, Doris loved going to the Senior Center and their senior trips.

Doris is survived by her two sons, Delbert C. Bell and wife, Sue of Rowlesburg and Charles W. Bell and wife, Faye of Fellowsville, her daughter, Virginia Salsgiver and companion, James Lipscomb of Carrollton, ten grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee (Red) Bell in 2005, her brothers, Lester and Howard Funk and her sisters, Leta Jo Funk,  Dorothy Simpson, Violet Holyfield, Gertrude Goff  and Opal Wolfe.

The family would like to thank the caregivers from Hospice Care of New Philly for their care of Mrs. Bell along with granddaughter, Kellie Nester for her loving support.

Friends may call at the Burke Funeral Home in Rowlesburg on Thursday, June 18 from 6-8 pm and on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 12 noon to 1 pm the funeral hour with Reverend Gary Weaver officiating.  Interment will follow in Flag Chapel Cemetery.   For visitation and the funeral social distancing and masks are recommended.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family on-line at www.burkefuneralhomewv.com

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
June 18, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Burke Funeral Home
24 Chestnut Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Visitation
Friday
June 19, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Burke Funeral Home
24 Chestnut Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

Funeral Service
Friday
June 19, 2020

1:00 PM
Burke Funeral Home
24 Chestnut Street
Rowlesburg, WV 26425

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