Bell, Nannie Mae (Cohutta)

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Nannie Mae Bell, 95, of Cohutta, Ga., died Friday April 20, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Nannie was born May 5, 1916 in West Armuchee, Ga., a daughter of the late William and Lula Belle Wright Crider; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Sam Bell; son, Charles Allen Bell; daughters, Shirley Ann Lovain and Francis Lee Bell; grandson, Douglas Bell; granddaughters, Jandie and Joanne Lovain; brothers, Jim Crider, Rev. Erwin Crider, John Crider, Allen Crider and George Crider; and sister, Lula Crider McGill.

She was a life long member of the Church of God of the Union Assembly and was an avid gardener and inspiration to all. 

She is survived by her four children, Tiny Marie Hobbs and Linda Rose Fortner both of Dalton, Wanda Faye Rowe of Cohutta, Sam, Jr., and Elizabeth Bell of Corryton, Tn.; 26 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special sister, Rose Morrison of Dalton. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Nannie Mae Bell will be held Monday, April 23, at 1 p.m. at the Church of God of The Union Assembly with Reverend Charlie Pratt and Reverend Paul Franklin Pratt officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in the West Hill Cemetery with her grandsons serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 22 and after 12 p.m. Monday, April 23 at the Ponders Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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