Bell, Charles Douglas (Dalton)

Friday, October 7, 2011

Charles Douglas Bell, 24, of Dalton, Ga., died Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at the Erlanger Medical Center.

Charles was born September 2, 1987 in Bradley County, TN.

He was preceded in death by his son, Nicholas Brooks Petitjean Bell; and grandfather, Charles Morgan Sr.

He is survived by his mother, Glenda Cantrell of Rocky Face; father and step-mother, Charles Jr. and Darlene Morgan of Wartburg, Tn.; sons, Colyn Bradley Bell and Lucas Caldwell; daughter, Cayla Petitjean Bell; brothers, Roger Lee Bell of Rocky Face, Dewayne Morgan of Deer Lodge, Tn., Eric and Brian Hall of Wartburg, Tn.; sister, Hailey Morgan of Wartburg, Tn.; grandparents, Charles and Paulette Cantrell of Rocky Face and Murl Morgan of Deer Lodge, Tn.; girlfriend and her children, Amanda Criso, Allissa, Dillon and Bailey; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services to celebrate the life of Charles Douglas Bell will be held Monday, October 10, at 11 a.m. from the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Reverend Randy Cantrell and Reverend Junior Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery in Cohutta.

The family will receive friends Monday, October 10 from 10-11 a.m. at the Ponders Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.



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