The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

January 28, 2014

Michael Eugene Bell

Palestine Herald-Press

Military graveside services for Michael Eugene Bell, 28, of Palestine, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Park with Paul Jones officiating. Funeral services are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Michael was born on June 21, 1985 and passed away on Jan. 24, 2014 due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.

He was a graduate of Westwood High School, class of 2003. He also was an Air Force veteran who served in Afghanistan. He worked for Champion Well Service out of Palestine.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gary Bell; brother, Beau Powell; his Grumpy, Jeff Powell II; granddad, Edward Bell; and grandmother, Juanita Warren.

Survivors include his sons, Alex and Aiden of Palestine; mother, Wanda Bell and stepfather Tim Brockett of Lake Jackson; sister, Renee Varney of Erie, Pa.; grandmother, Cereta Powell; dearest love, Kendall Hensler; three nieces and two nephews; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Pallbearers will include Travis Moser, Sonny Bowman, Eric Carroll, Terry Loviette, Cody Luce and Kameron Willard. Honorary Pallbearers will be Aaron Varney, Colton Powell, Larry Hodge and Cody Fish.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

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