Linda M. Bell, 63 passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCareCenter after an extended illness.
She was born in Elizabethtown July 13, 1946 to the late Gladys and Lawrence Russ who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Roy Russ and Edward Larry Russ.
Linda was passionate about her family, friends and many years of service to the community as an Activity Director, and dearly loved by all who came into contact with her smile.
Linda is survived by her husband William D. Bell and her children, E. Forest McCartney (Corrine) of Riegelwood, Kimberly McCartney Harrison (Chad) of Burgaw, Forest L. Bell (Stephanie) of Wilmington, Michael A. Bell (Elizabeth) of Rocky Point and Debra L. Miller (Joey) of Currie, 14 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, one brother Tony Corbett of Elizabethtown, two sisters-in law Rosalie Russ and Lillian Sellers, Aunt Betty Traynham and Lee Earnhardt, many nieces, nephews and many special friends.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday, June 7, 2010 at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service. A Celebration of her life will begin at 7:00PM. A graveside service will be 10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in White Oak.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099