MRS. DOROTHY A. BELL (23 Jul 1859-30 Jul 1938)
In the passing of Mrs. Dorothy Bell on Saturday, Mars Hill lost one of Its older much beloved and respected women. Mrs. Bell, the widow of R. L. Bell, who predeceased her by eight years, died at the home of her son Roy Bell on the homestead where she came sixty years ago on her marriage.
She was born in Greenfield. K. B. seventy-nine years ago, the daughter of Robert and Martha Fulton, coming to Mars Hill when nine years of age. Mrs. Bell was active in church and social affairs a member of the United Baptist church, the Mars Hill and Blaine Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Alva Rebekah Lodge of Blaine.
She is survived, by six children, Roy Bell. J. U. Bell and Clarence Bell of Mars Hill. Raymond Bell of Bridgewater. Mrs. Alda Hawkins of Centerville. N. B. and Mrs. Phoebe Pettinger of Duluth. Minn.
Also two brothers and a sister. Dr. A. J. Fulton of Blaine, Hardin Fulton and Mrs. Fred Blackden of Mars Hill, as well as a number of grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were on Monday afternoon at he United Baptist church with the Rev. H. J. Murchie officiating. Vocal numbers were given by Miss Dorothy Shaw and Murray Shaw with Mrs. E. L. Lowell accompanying.
The bearers were six grandsons: Allen, Austin. Kenneth. Alfred and Clinton Bell and Arthur Hawkins.
The flowers were many and beautiful.