James C. Bell, Jr.

Born in Nashville, TN on April 14, 1934

Departed on April 3, 2017 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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James Clifford Bell, Jr., age 82, passed away at home on Monday, April 3, 2017. Preceded in death by his parents; James Clifford Bell, Sr., and Birdie Mae Ellis, and sister, Betty Bell Tryon.

Survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Ansil “Ann” Bell, son, Alton “Mike” McConnell (Sara), daughters; Debra McConnell Swint (Andy) and Patricia McConnell Edwards (Johnnie), grandchildren; Sara Ann McConnell VanEffen, Amy Swint Bean (Bryan), Andrea Swint Binkley (Amon), Amanda Swint, Drew Swint (Megan), Carl Edwards (Danielle) and Christopher Edwards, great-grandchildren; Nathan VanEffen, Aubrynne Bean, Adelynne Bean, Aerynne Bean, Andersynne Katherine Bean, Autumn Binkley, Kai Binkley and baby Swint. Also survived by Arteth Trion Black (niece), and many other relatives and friends.

James was a graduate of David Lipscomb College and a United States Army veteran. He was a member, elder and treasurer for many years at Franklin Road First Christian Church. He also attended Hendersonville Church of Christ and was a Mason, belonging to the John Garrett Lodge. James was a loving family man and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
A Life Celebration Service will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11AM, officiated by Pastor Keith Parker. Visitation will be held from 4PM-8PM on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will take place following the service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens

5 Comments to James C. Bell, Jr.

  1. Tracey Robinson
    April 4, 2017 5:01 pm

    What a great neighbor and friend.Mr.Bell will be missed.I will miss seeing him in his little red truck.

  2. Celia Bellar
    April 4, 2017 5:42 pm

    I am so saddened to hear of Mr. Bells passing. I worked with him for several years and he ALWAYS had a smile on his face. Rest in peace, Sir. Celia Bellar

  3. Carolyn Cannon Dodd
    April 5, 2017 11:34 am

    Pat,
    You have my heartfelt sympathy at this time of loss; however, we as Christians know that your Dad is victorious and has realized his reward with our Lord Jesus Christ. I pray that this is comforting for all as I remember you and your family in prayer.
    Love,

  4. Lisa Fisher
    April 5, 2017 3:50 pm

    So sorry for you loss, and praying for the whole family 🙏🙏🙏 Lisa Fisher

  5. Lois
    April 5, 2017 5:00 pm

    Sending lots of love to you&your family dear friend Deb. Will be thinking of you&uplifting you all in prayer.

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