Kattie Bell

Kattie Bell

Kattie Bell, 78, of Parkdale, died May 11, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Bell was a native of Wilmot and a resident of the Empire Community in Chicot County for 59 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Wilmot Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jackie Bell in 2012; her parents, Ed and Mary Vail Smith; a sister Willie Mae Tillbury and a brother R. W. “Cobb” Smith.

She is survived by a son, Joe Bell and wife, Renee, of Parkdale; a daughter, Nancy Everett and husband, Allen, of Jones, Louisiana; two sisters, Lois Nell Austin of Hamburg and Nettie “Cricket” Kelley of McGehee; four grandchildren, Kathryn Parkerson, Joey Bell, Chad and Bryan Everett; 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral services and burial will be May 14 at 11 a.m. at the Parkdale Cemetery with Rev. Sanders Brooks officiating.