Nellie C. Bell, 78 of Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, departed this life on October 11, 2017, in Arlington, Texas.
Nellie was born in Bay Saint Louis, MS on October 4, 1939. She was a cook by trade and was employed for many years by St. Augustine Seminary, St. Rose de Lima Catholic School, Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic School, Mississippi Gulf Coast Headstart Program, and served as a private cook for many families in the Bay Saint Louis/Waveland, Mississippi communities. Her hobbies included, sewing, traveling, visiting the casinos and most of all bingo. She was a lifetime member of St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church, where she served as a member of the Alter Society, Eucharistic Minister Board and the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband Edward S. Bell and 4 children (Keenan, Peter, Quentin and Angelique). She was preceded in death by 2 sons (John & Dexter), 8 siblings (Milton, Martin, Amadae, Jeff, Amelia, Portia, Alecia and Francis) and 1 great granddaughter Malaysia.
The Celebration of Life honoring Nellie will be held at St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church on October 28, 2017 at 10:00 am.
The family of Nellie Bell wishes to thank Matlock Place for their assistance and support in her care.