Funeral service for Martha Bell, age 87, of Emory, will be held Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, 2:00 pm, at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Homer Morgan will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Colony Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday evening, July 31, at the funeral home. Martha passed away Friday evening, at her home.
She was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Abilene, to Millard Sam and Mary Jane Cunningham Pliler. She completed high school and two years of college. Later, to marry U.Z. Bell, in Abilene, on Nov. 15, 1949. She was a homemaker, wife, and mother. Martha was of the Baptist faith.
Husband: U.Z. Bell of Emory
Son: Larry Bell and wife, Claudia of Emory
Daughters: Sharon Parker and husband, Michael of Tyler, and,
Melissa Roberts and husband, William of Denison
Twin sister: Mary VanEtten of Austin
Grandchildren: Brad Bell, Randy Parker, Carri Murray, Jonathan Parker, Shane Fritch and Paige Fritch
Numerous other loving family and friends
Preceded in death by: Parents; and Grandson, Chris Bell