Obituary: Beverly Bell

Beverly Bell

Beverly L. Bell, 85, of St. Joseph, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

She was born Jan. 4, 1936, in Sabetha, to Wilbur and Rose (Brunner) Haxton.

Beverly married Arthur E. Bell on Sept. 23, 1956. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2019.

She was a member of The Eastern Star in Sabetha. Beverly was a bus driver for Helen Davis State School for 26 years, retiring at the age of 62.

She enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics with her son Scott, fishing and spending time with her family, especially her great-grandson, Dean.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Scott Bell; grandson, Andrew Bell; and brother, Keith Haxton.

Survivors include son, Dennis (Karen) Bell; grandchildren, Marissa Bell, Stephanie Bell and Anthony Bell; great-grandson, Dean Holcomb; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Farewell Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be held at the Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Mosaic Life Care Hospice. Online guest book and obituary at

The Sabetha Herald 9/29/2021


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