Bell, Betty Jo (Dalton)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Betty Jo Bell, 83, of Dalton, GA, died Sunday morning, December 23, 2012 at Quinton Memorial Health Care. 

Betty Jo was born April 28, 1929 in Dalton, GA; and was preceded in death by her father, George Bell; mother and step-father, Annie Pierce Davis and Jess Davis; and a brother, Jessie Bell. 

She is survived by her sisters, Wilma Cross and Catherine Kirby; brothers, Troy Bell and Jack Davis; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Miss Betty Jo Bell will be held Wednesday, December 26, at 3 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Raymond English and Reverend Lawrence Wagnon officiating. She will be laid to rest at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Tunnel Hill, GA. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel after 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 26.

The family would like to say a very special "Thank You" to the staff of Quinton Memorial Health Care for the wonderful help they were to Betty Jo. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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