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Ida Bell

(ROANOKE) Ida Bell, 72, of Roanoke passed away Friday, Feb. 9 at her home.
Bell was born in Randolph County on Aug. 5, 1951, to the parentage of the late Scott and Hattie Mae (Goss) Cameron. From a very early age, her parents raised their children in Friendship Baptist Church in the Broughton community in Wadley.
She attended the historic Randolph County Training School, graduating with the class of 1969. Ida was employed for 29 years with Ready Mark, a local ink manufacturing company, where she worked as a label maker. Choosing to worship and serve God with her husband, the Rev. Claude Bell, Ida joined Wehadkee Missionary Baptist Church, where she remained steadfast in her attendance and service until God called her home.
She is survived by her husband; three children: Mimi Isbell (Todd) of Tuscaloosa, Kimpley Caldwell (Harvey) of Douglasville, Ga., and Christopher Claude Bell of Seymour, Ind.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers: Gordon Cameron (Barbara) of Dothan and Charles Cameron of Roanoke; three sisters: Patricia Brown (Larry) and Rose Emma Cameron both of Roanoke, and Sandra Williams (Perry) of Columbus, Ga,; two brothers-in-law, Benard Heard of Wadley and Reverend Bobby Bell (Vickie) of Decatur, Ga,; five sisters-in-law: Tammy Cameron of Roanoke, Nancy Snipes of Durham, N.C., Linda Faye Bell of Roanoke, Nanette Phillips (Kenneth) of Roanoke and Alice V. Thornton of Atlanta; and a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.
A celebration of life ceremony will be Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. at Wehadkee Missionary Baptist Church in Roanoke.