06/15/09 — AUDREY P. BELL

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May 21, 1924-June 13, 2009

MOUNT OLIVE -- Audrey Price Bell, 85, 674 Bennetts Bridge Road, died Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today at Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bud Jenness officiating, after which the family will receive friends. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bell Family Cemetery located at the home.

Mrs. Bell was a lifelong member of Zion United Methodist Church. A homemaker and an accomplished seamstress, she was known for her love of quilting, and had been an employee at the former Jan-Mark sewing room. She was very fond of her native community at Pricetown, as well as the White Flash/Scott's Store community, which had been her home for many, many years.

She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Blythe Bell Tillett of Elizabeth City and Wanda Bell Lanier and Douglas Lanier of Chinquapin; three granddaughters, Sandy Tillett and husband, Frank Pando, of New York, Marsha Tillett and husband, Brantley Sawyer, of Raleigh and Christian Lanier of Chinquapin; a brother and sister-in-law, Dortch and Iva Lois Price of the Pricetown community; two other sisters-in-law, Ruth Bell Uzzell of Goldsboro and Mamie Price Barwick and husband, Marian, of the Pricetown community; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Waters Bell; a son-in-law, Marshall Tillett; her parents, Darius and Alice Price; a brother, Rex Price; and a sister, Dorothy P. Sandford.


Published in Obituaries on June 15, 2009 1:48 PM