Mrs. Clara Cooper Bell, 94, of Covington, passed away Nov. 26.
Mrs. Bell was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was a faithful member of Canaan Baptist Church. She loved birds, flowers, gardening, crocheting, and sewing. She served her Lord through missionary work in Kentucky, as well as working in several children's homes, and for many years, she sang in the choir and taught Sunday school. She was preceded in death by her parents Oscar Lee and Amy B. (Hallmark) Cooper; her brothers, Gillie Cooper, Omer Cooper, Clarence Cooper and Elmer Cooper.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Robert C. Bell; daughters and sons-in-law Roberta and Jeff Psyk of Macon, Elaine and Kirt Digby, Betty and Brian McIntyre, all of Covington; grandchildren Amy Psyk, Hannah Psyk, Daniel Digby, Jason Digby, Josh McIntyre, Ben McIntyre; sisters, Loriean Bengs of Arkansas, Bonnie Bertch of Texas, Fannie Flaming of New Mexico; brother and sister-in-law Martin and Rose Cooper of Tennessee; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bell will be held today, Nov. 28, 2 p.m., at Canaan Baptist Church, in Covington, with Dr. Scott Caudill, Rev. Thomas Satterfield, and Dr. Jeff Perkins officiating, and interment following at New Covington Cemetery.