Gene Bell age 76 of Ward, went to be with the Lord July 23, 2020. Gene was an Army veteran, a Baptist, and a master electrician having retired from Hortons Electric after working there for over 40 years. After retirement he formed his own electric company, Belcoe. He is survived by his wife, Mary Bisbee of Ward. His children: Michael ( Mary Jane) Bell of Mt Vernon, Debbie Childress of North Little Rock, Kristina Arzola of North Little Rock, Richard Bell of Marianna, Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, 2 brothers: Kenneth Bell and Junior Cleghorn of Little Rock. He was preceded in death by his parents: James and Mary Bell, and brothers: Chester Cleghorn, Gary Bell, and Charles Bell
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Monday, July 27, 2020 at Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral will be 2 PM Tuesday at the Chapel. Entombment will be at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Social distancing guidelines will be strictly adhered to, Face coverings are required. Arrangements by Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home. www.smithfamilycares.com
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