Charles William Bell


Charles William Bell (Birth 7 April 1873)

Funeral Monday For C. W. Bell

Funeral services for Charles William Bell, 76, who died Friday (17 March 1950) at the Oneida hospital of a heart ailment, were held Monday in the Malad LDS Second ward at 1 p.m. Bishop Thomas Asael John of the Cherry Creek ward presided.

The prelude and postlude were played by Mrs. Margaret Laws. The prayer at the home was offered by Joseph A. Jones; invocation, Morgan Harris; benediction, Leo D. Williams; dedication of the grave, Guy Benson. The speakers were J. M. Isaacson and S. A. Hendricks. Bishop John gave the obituary. The musical numbers consisted of two duets, Mrs. Fay Hanson and Mrs. Wanda Napier accompanied by Mrs. Margaret Laws; solo, Keith Evans accompanied by Mrs. Evans.

Mr. Bell was born at Malad on April 7, 1873, a son of William Thomas and Elizabeth Kennish Moon Bell, He married Elizabeth Centenial Parkinson (6 Dec 1894) in Malad; (sealed 25 Mar 1896 Logan) Mr. Bell was engaged in farming at Cherry Creek section all of his adult life. An active member of the LDS church, he served in the bishopric of the Woodruff ward and Sunday school superintendent in the Cherry Creek and Woodruff wards.

Survivors include his wife; ten sons and daughters, William Arvil Bell, Ogden; Mrs. Elizabeth Vaughan, Mrs. Nora Williams, Mrs. Mae Richards, Mrs. Vila Facer, Victor Bell, all of Malad; Mrs. Verna Earl, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Lenna Hawkins, Murray, Utah; Mrs. Glen Lundquist, Los Angeles, California; Delen Bell, Redondo Beach, California; 33 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Those from out of town attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bird, Mrs. Millie Tish, Mrs. Ray Parkinson, Pocatello; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Vaughan, Los Angeles; Wayne Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Roylance, Mr. and Mrs. Mont Young, Salt Lake City; Ruby Nielsen, Mr. and Mrs. Ellery Hall, Garland; Mr. and Mrs. Jay MacFarlane, Mr. and Mrs. George Ward, Riverside, Utah; Mrs. Effie Moebery, Mrs. Olive Mathews and sons, Salmon; Victor Robertson, Rexburg.

Mr. and Mrs. Clem Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dudley, Mr. and Mrs. Devere Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Verl Moon, Mr. and Mrs. Ves Owens, Mrs. Eddis Henderson, Mrs. Jennie Dop, Johnny Parkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Bailey, Ogden; Lewis Jones, Logan; Mr. and Mrs. Clegg Ramond, Jim Green, Assie Harris, McCammon; Mrs. Fred Browning and daughter Helen, Reed Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Browning, Downey.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Peterson, Newton; Mrs. Tillie Hoskins, Blackfoot; Ross Rhodes, Tremonton; Mrs. Maggie Kundson, Parley John, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Harris, Mr. and Mrs. David Parkins, Mr. and Mrs. Cyris Gibbs, Mr. and Mrs. Reed Neilsen, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hoskins, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hoskins, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harris, Leo Hall, Mrs. John Conley, Mrs. John Knudson, Mr. and Mrs. Neal Hawks, Mr. and Mrs. DeMar John, Mr. and Mrs. Will Harris, Portage; Mr. and Mrs. Arvil Bell, Ogden; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Earl, Salt Lake City; Mr. and Mrs. Farrel Hawkins, Murray; Mr. and Mrs. Delen Bell, Redondo Beach California; Mrs. Glen Lundquist, Los Angeles.

Offer Condolence for the family of Charles William Bell