Patricia Ann Bell was born January 10, 1926, in Henryetta, Oklahoma, to Francis Thomas Bulla and Eula Estella Bulla. She died September 2, 2019, in Richmond, Texas. Patricia graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1944 and attended a local Business College. On August 25, 1947, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, she married Ernest Carl Bell. She worked as a deputy treasurer in the County Treasurer’s Office at the Okmulgee County Courthouse. Patricia attended the South Grand Street Church of Christ for about 50 years. Following the death of her husband, Patricia sold her home in Okmulgee and moved to Richmond, Texas, to live with her son, Rodney Bell and daughter-in-law Valerie. She became an active member of the Graeber Road Church of Christ in Rosenberg.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Eula Bulla, husband Ernest Carl Bell, brother William Lawrence Bulla, and half-sister Lillian Mainhart.
Survivors include: son, Rodney Bell, and daughter-in-law, Valerie Bell, of Richmond, Texas; grandchildren, Derron Bell of Dallas, Texas, Jeremy Bell and Kendra (Bell) Galvan, both of Richmond, Texas; three great grandchildren, Noah Galvan, Lyla Galvan, and Jada Bell; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Bell will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5th, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the Graeber Road Church of Christ, 1910 Graeber Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471. The burial will be in Okmulgee Cemetery in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.
Memorials in Patricia Bell’s memory may be made to: IN SEARCH OF THE LORD’S WAY, P.O. Box 371, Edmond, OK. 73083-0371.
Condolence messages may be written for the Bell family at www.garmanycarden.com.
Services are under the direction of Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors, 1201 Fourth Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (281)342-4671.