Violet Georgeanna (Wood) Bell, 88, passed peacefully from this life and into her Savior’s arms at 12:15 A.M., Tuesday, April 14, 2021 at Westminster Village Health Center in Terre Haute, due to complications with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born on November 10, 1932 in Brazil, Indiana to the late George Edward and Violet Rosaline (Loughmiller) Wood. She graduated from Brazil High School in the Class of 1950. After graduation she began working with the Allen and Steen Acceptance Company in Terre Haute as a stenographer and secretary. In 1980, she began employment with the Meis Corporation’s credit department, where she advanced to the role of Assistant Manager.
On October 28, 1954 she married the love of her life, Albert H. Bell, leaving a legacy of 66 years in marriage. Georgeanna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and most of all devoted to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was gifted at all hand stitchery, creating beautiful crocheted afghans, doilies, and embroidery items. She also enjoyed reading, listening to music, and loved spending time with her family.
Georgeanna was preceded in death by her two sisters, Vivian Wood and Lillian (Wood) Rice; brother-in-laws, Clayton Rice and Ernest Bell; sister-in-law, Mary Bell; and nephew, Jeffrey A. Bell.
Survivors include husband of 66 years, Albert H. Bell; children, Jill R. (Brian) Haase of Rosedale, Brent D. (Shelly) Bell of Indianapolis and Jana K. (Don) Targett of Brazil; grandchildren, Joshua (Rebekah) Callahan, Jenna (Adam) Starbuck, Jonathan (Becki) Bell, Holly (Tony) Harden, Brock (Kaysea) Modesitt, Brandon Bell, David Bell, and Emily (Josh) Alsip; great grandchildren, Aniyah Elizabeth Bell, Aurora Bell Modesitt, Alaya Faith Callahan, Aubrielle Elizabeth Callahan, Max Albert Harden, Mia Violet Starbuck, Josiah Timothy Callahan, and Nolan Gene Harden; nephew, Rick (Vicki) Rice, and nieces, Carol Walter, Lydia (Steve) Dalton, and Carol Bell.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Westminster Village and Hospice of the Wabash Valley for their expression of care and support.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 16, 2021 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Doug Davis officiating and burial to follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Friday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Research Foundation.
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