Nancy Jean (Neff) Bell
Nancy Jean Bell, age 73 of Overland Park, KS and formerly of Shelby, Shiloh and Lexington, OH died Friday, September 02, 2011 at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO.
Nancy was born June 2, 1938 in Cannelville, OH the daughter of the late Thomas and Lenora (Bratton) Neff. She attended grade school in Cannelville, OH and graduated from Roseville High School in 1956. She attended Ashland College for two years on the Teacher Cadet Training Program and was employed as a teacher in the Maysville and Philo, OH local school districts. She attended summer school and graduated from Ashland College in 1964. Nancy then took a job with Shelby City Schools and taught there until her retirement in 1995. After moving to Overland Park, KS in 1996, she was employed by the Blue Valley School District as a substitute middle school teacher.
She was a member of the Shiloh Fire Belles, Shiloh Mothers Club and Ohio Retired Teachers Association.
Nancy is survived by her husband: Charles Bell, whom she wed on December 6, 1968 at the First United Methodist Church in Shelby; their children: Ann Bell of Ashland, OH, C. Andrew (Natalie) and daughters Emma and Kara Bell of Mifflin, OH and Arthur Ryan Bell and daughter Jency of Alexandria, VA; a sister: Janet Neff Sowers of Senecaville, OH.
Friends may call on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Snouffer Funeral Home, 33 South Main Street, Roseville, OH and on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday at 10 AM at Mount Hope Cemetery in Shiloh with Rev. Thomas Snyder, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Shelby officiating. Memorial expressions may be made to Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145-1117.
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