Glorea A. Bell, 82

Glorea A. Bell, 82, North Manchester, died at 4 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester.

She was born March 16, 1932, in North Manchester, to Warren & Eloise (Peabody) Grossnickle.  She graduated from Chester High School in 1951.  She married Weldon F. Bell on Jan. 22, 1954.  He died Oct. 1, 2008. 

Glorea was secretary at Bell Accounting in North Manchester,  from 1963-2005.  She and her husband, Weldon, owned Bell's Accounting in North Manchester, for 40 years.  She and Weldon traveled to all 50 states and they enjoyed traveling with special friends, Arthur & Carolyn Witbart and Richard & Carol DeLeon.

She is survived by four daughters, Sharlyn K. Bell, Lori A. Bell, Sandra D. Bell and Jennifer L. Bell all of North Manchester; one sister, Carol Paxson, Fort Wayne; those she considered her grandchildren, Justin (Melissa) Moore, Salt Lake, City, Utah, Kaylie Moore, North Manchester, Jamia (Derrick) Ball, Franklin,  Jaina (Christopher Schott) Alexander, Chicago, Ill., and Jenna Alexander, Beech Grove; those she considered her great grandchildren, Wyatt Warner, Beech Grove, and Kinley Moore, North Manchester. 

Two brothers and one sister, Dean Kline, are deceased. 

Family and friends may call Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, from 3-8 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.  Services will be Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. Seventh Street, North Manchester.  There will also be calling one hour prior to services Thursday at Peabody Chapel.

The Rev. Sue Babovec and Jeff Grossnickle will officiate.  Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Glorea Bell, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Services, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.


Posted on 2015 Sep 01