Margaret Odessa Bell was born on September 2, 1936 to Albert and Annie Strain. She entered to Eternal Life on December 22, 2020.
Margaret accepted Christ at an early age. She was baptized in Cross Plains, Tennessee and later united with First Baptist South Inglewood. Where she attended for over 50 years. She served faithfully on the Matron II Ministry.
Odessa was educated in Springfield, where she attended Brandford High School. She then worked as a private sitter.
Odessa loved being with her family and would often keep them laughing with her keen sense of humor. She enjoyed shopping until her health failed.
Odessa was married to James Edward Bell unto this union, two children were born, Claude and Joyce. She was preceded in death by her husband James, son. Claude, daughter Joyce and grandson Chris Bell Sr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, devoted grandson, Chris Bell Jr; granddaughter, Gwen Carter; three great grandchildren, Maikesiha and De’Tara Brown, and Edrico Briscoe; seven great great grandchildren; devoted niece, Betty Holt (and children). A host of niece and nephews. Devoted friends Sylvia Johnson and Doris Thomas and First Baptist South Inglewood Church Family.
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