Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger




Dean Mack Bell
, age 82, of 1590 Hill Crossing Court, Grayson, Georgia, and formerly of Sparta, died Thursday, May 21, 2009, at his home.

He was the son of the late, Hardin and Nannie Myrtle McCoin Bell.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrude “Trude” Lockhart Bell of the home; two daughters, Nancy Puckett of Grayson, GA, Gloria Belcher and her husband, Dewey of Snellville, GA; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Darlene Herron of Rankin, TX, Jean Combs of Aberdeen, MD, Georgia Higgins of Sparta; three brothers, Hurley Bell of Ontario, CA, Roy Bell and his wife, Claudette, of Sparta, Walter Bell of Sparta; several nieces and nephews also survive.