A D “Smiley” Bell was born July 14th, 1958. He was born to A J Sr and Helen (Dunlap) Bell. He was previously married with 2 children Breanna Yager and Colby Mills. Smiley died peacefully on Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas after a long battle with bone cancer. Smiley loved rodeo and anything to do with country life while he was in good health and also loved reading the bible and spending time with family and friends.
Smiley attended school in Mount Vernon, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, A J Bell Sr., and several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his mother Helen Bell, sister Mary Bell, and brother A J Bell Jr (Jana Bell). He is also survived by a nephew Robert Bell, nieces Mary Helen Bell, Tamiko Bell (Miko, Miko Tiko, Malnutrition), Destiny Bell, and several great nephews and great nieces.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 22, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, TX. Interment will follow at Denton Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from noon to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2020 at West Oaks Funeral Home as well as from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 21, 2020 at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com