Earl “Winston” Bell
Published 2:04 am Monday, January 8, 2007
Mr. Earl “Winston” Bell, 84, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, in Brewton. He was a lifelong resident of Conecuh County. He was an active member of the Springhill United Methodist Church where he was a trustee and served as chairman of all building projects. He was also a trustee for the Lenox Community Center, served on the county committee for the Farmers Home Administration and was a veteran of World War II. He was retired from Smurfit-Stone Corporation after 28 years of service as a loader/checker. He was preceded in death by a son, Lawrence Mitchell Bell in 1977.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Rosalie Bethune Bell of Repton; two sons, Earl Bethune (Deborah) Bell and Albert Keith Bell, both of Repton; two sisters, Mary Guy of Excel and Lynette Cumbie of Pensacola, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 30, at 10 a.m. at Springhill United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Smith officiating. Burial followed at the church cemetery with Monroe Chapel directing.