February 12, 1933 - January 26, 2019
Barbara Lynch Bell, 85, of Roanoke, VA, passed away on January 26, 2019 at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem, VA. She was born February 12, 1933 in Pulaski, VA, the daughter of the late Robert M. Lynch and Mildred M. Lynch. She graduated from Pulaski High School, attended Madison College, and graduated from Radford College. After a brief teaching career, she married Benjamin Harrison Bell on June 27, 1959 and become a loving wife, mother, and homemaker. She is survived by her son, Harrison Bell and his wife, Kris of Altavista, VA; her brother, Robert M. Lynch, Jr. of Savannah, GA and his family; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John C. Bell, Jr. and Doris B. Bell, of Bishopville, SC and their family; and a sister-in-law, Kathleen B. Townsend of Edenton, NC and her family. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister-in-law, Mary Nell Lynch; and a brother-in-law, Paul L. Townsend. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Finch and Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista, VA. She will be reunited with her husband, who is at Florence National Cemetery, Florence, SC at later time. The family would like to thank the wonderful doctors and nurses at Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem who gave exceptional care to Barbara and great comfort to her son and daughter-in-law. Harrison and Kris would also like to thank Billy and Linda Overstreet for their hospitality and support while in the Salem area, Micki Brumfield for her support at the hospital, Theresa Boyes and Kathy Dodson for their help in taking care of details in Altavista. In lieu of flowers, the family would ask those wishing to make donations to make them to a Veteran's charity of their choosing.
Barbara Lynch Bell, 85, of Roanoke, VA, passed away on January 26, 2019 at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem, VA. She was born February 12, 1933 in Pulaski, VA, the daughter of the late Robert M. Lynch and Mildred M. Lynch. She graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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