Bell, Herbert

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Herbert Bell, 73, died on October 28, 2012 at a local health care facility.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

The body will lie in state after noon on Friday, Nov. 2, and the family will receive friends from 7–8 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.



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