MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

February 1, 2014

Jessie Mae Bell

1926 - 2014


— Funeral services for Jessie Mae Bell, 87, of Muskogee, OK, will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, February 3, 2014 at the First Assembly of God in Webbers Falls with Pastor Clarence Guthrie officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Burial will be in Vaught Cemetery under the direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home of Muskogee.

Jessie was born March 24, 1926 at Webbers Falls, OK, the daughter of Wiley and Ida (Morse) Moore and died Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Muskogee. On June 6, 1941 she married Tom “Dink” Bell in Webbers Falls. She was a homemaker and a supervisor for patient care for many years. She enjoyed cooking, quilt making, and playing the guitar and organ. Jessie had a passion for serving Jesus and the church choir.

Survivors include two sons, James Bell and wife, Connie, of Wagoner, Troy Bell and wife, Faye, of Gore; daughter, Anna Milligan and husband, Leon, of Muskogee; eight grandchildren, Nick and Darla Milligan, Vickey Murry, Kristen Bolen, Shannon Bell, Alice and Jim Stone, Thomas and Jonann Bell, Danny and Teresa Bell, Mark and Christina Bell; 11 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dink; sons, infant Lee Roy, Calvin Wayne, and Larry Don; brothers, Ray Moore, and Bill “L. D.” Moore; sisters, Iva Mullins and Wilma Buck.