Oct. 1, 1939 - Aug. 31, 2009
Rev. Burnell Bell, Sr., 69, born October 1, 1939, in Belle Rose, Louisiana, went home to be with The Lord on Monday, August 31, 2009, in Tulsa Oklahoma. Rev. Bell was a dedicated brother, father, grandfather, uncle, friend and minister to many. Rev. Bell is the former pastor of Ray Avenue , St. Phillip, Ross and Williams United Methodist Churches .
He is survived by his son Burnell Bell, Jr., his wife Kim, two grandchildren Kayla Malone and Burnell Ramsey Bell; sisters Linda and Sarah Bell both of Belle Rose, Louisiana., Flora Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee; brother Timothy Bell, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and numerous loving relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Eddie and Flora Williams Bell; brothers Orage, Victor, and Williard Bell ; sisters Earline Chisom and Lillie Wilson.
Source: Louisiana Conference Journal, 2010