• John Thomas Bell Sr.

    Funeral services for Mr. Bell, 76, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Westside Bible Church in Detroit. Family will receive friends and family Thursday from 3-8 p.m. and Friday 30 minutes prior to the service at Wilson-Akins Funeral Home in Detroit.

    Survivors include his devoted wife of 42 years, Beverly Bell; children, Charletta Bell, Johnnetta Bell, John Bell Jr.; seven grandchildren; siblings, Billie Love Hoover, of Riverside, California, Paulette King, of Watertown, George Grooms, of Lebanon, Lillard Grooms, of Lebanon, Michael (Evaunder) Grooms, of Hartsville, Eugene (Laurene) Grooms, of Watertown, Chris Grooms, of Watertown; one uncle, Clyde Woods, of Lebanon; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as many friends near and far.

    Wilson-Akins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements; the obituary is courtesy of Neuble Monument Funeral Home at 1330 Bluebird Road in Lebanon, 615-444-3117.

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