Obituary: Janice Bell

Janice D. Bell, 59, of Sabetha, died Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at the Sabetha Community Hospital.

She was born on July 25, 1962, the daughter of Charles DeWayne Bell and Phyllis J. (Rowland) Bell, at St. Joseph, Mo.

The family moved to Sabetha in 1974. Janice was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sabetha. She loved to read Christian books and write. In addition, she enjoyed watching movies and playing games with her family. Sitting and relaxing in the sun was one of Janice’s favorite pastimes.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Gary D. Bell.

Janice is survived by her brother, James L. Bell of Sabetha; two sisters, Deborah J. (Sonny) Thomas of Charlotte, N.C., and Cathy D. Sanders of Hiawatha; and two nieces, Linda M. Cavin of Hiawatha and Sarah Idabell of Tampa, Fla.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. Prior to the funeral service, a visitation was held from 10 a.m. until service time at Popkess Mortuary. The inurnment will be made in the Oneida Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to help with funeral expenses and can be sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia, Sabetha, Kansas 66534.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

The Sabetha Herald 4/13/2022


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