Essie Mae (Geeter) Bell (1933 - 2019)

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Evergreen Funeral Home
1830 East Fountain Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
Funeral service
Thursday, May 9, 2019
1:00 PM
Evergreen Funeral Home
1830 East Fountain Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO
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Funeral service
Sunday, May 12, 2019
1:30 PM
Ross Clayton Funeral Home
1412 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL
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October 23, 1933
ESSIE MAE (GEETER) BELL, 85, of Widefield, died Tuesday at her home after an illness. She worked in Harrison School District Two from 1975 until retiring in 2005. She had made Widefield her home since 1974.
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 E. Fountain Blvd. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 PM Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Evergreen Funeral Home with Pastor Juanita Matthews officiating. Burial will be in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Mrs. Bell was born October 23, 1933, in Wetumpka, Alabama, to James Alexander and Lydia Elizah (Gilbert) Geeter. She married William Lee Bell on May 11, 1958 in Prattsville, Alabama. Mr. Bell preceded her in death in 1990.
Mrs. Bell was heavily involved in Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and generously gave her time and resources to various charities.
Mrs. Bell is survived by three children; daughter Angela (LaRoy) Williams of Kearney, NE; sons William Jr (Phyllis) of Atlanta, GA, and Kevin Bell of Widefield, CO.; her sister Airy Dean Geeter Thomas of Montgomery, AL; five grandchildren, a great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Iota Beta Omega Chapter scholarship fund.

Published in The Gazette on May 8, 2019
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