Weatherford Democrat

January 9, 2014

Deborah S. Bell


Weatherford Democrat

— Deborah S. Bell, 65, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Memorial service is 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Greenwood Baptist Church, 1504 Greenwood Cut-Off Road, Weatherford.

Deborah Sue Jones was born Aug. 16, 1948, to Arice Lee and Ferne Sumerlin Jones in Cleburne but was raised in Burleson. She met and married Verne B. Bell and they raised two daughters together. Deborah was a cook and baker for Weatherford ISD for many years. She was affectionately know to many as “Granny.”

Survivors include her loving husband of 45 years, Verne B. Bell, U.S. Marine Corps, ret.; children, Lori Carney and Kim Tomlinson and husband, Rick; grandchildren, Logan Carney, Layci Carney, Taylor Tomlinson and Brenna Tomlinson; three great-grandbabies; and many other loving family members and friends.

White’s Funeral Home