May 12, 1927 - March 29, 2014
Donald Bell, 86 of Aubrey, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was born May 12, 1927 to Henry and Bessie (Phinney) Bell in the community of Spring Hill. He married Mary Nell Wilson on November 1, 1956 in Denton County. He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the Aubrey ISD School Board and was instrumental in the construction of the first Aubrey High School. Donald was a long time peanut farmer, and last served as an adviser at Starr's Service Station. He was a beloved father and grandfather. He is survived by three sons, Mark Bell of Pilot Point, Van Bell and his wife Traci of Aubrey, Curtis Bell and his wife Lisa of Aubrey; two daughters, Shirley and her husband Joe Sturm of Denton, and Lynne and her husband Tim Berend of Pilot Point; 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife Nell, of 57 years. Visitation was held at Midway Church on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 6-8pm. The funeral was held Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10am at Midway Baptist Church with Pastor John Theisen officiating. Burial will follow at Belew Cemetery. Donations can be made in honor of Donald Bell to Midway Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Services are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center, Aubrey. To send a flower arrangement to the family of Donald Franklin Bell, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
Donald Bell, 86 of Aubrey, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was born May 12, 1927 to Henry and Bessie (Phinney) Bell in the community of Spring Hill. He married Mary Nell Wilson on November 1, 1956 in Denton County. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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