Sharon "Shay" Bell

November 16, 1950 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 69)


Sharon "Shay" Bell, 69 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee.

Born Thursday, November 16, 1950 in Dyer, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late J. B. Simmons and the late Peggy Haire  Simmons. She retired as operations manager for First Tennessee Bank after twenty years of service.  Mrs. Bell was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and the Newbern Saddle Club.  She had a passion for dogs and horses, especially her horse, Bo.

Private family services for Mrs. Bell will be held at a later date.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of fifty-one years, James E. Bell of Newbern, Tennessee; her daughter, Mimi Cherry (Greg) of Newbern, Tennessee; one sister, Pam Simmons Hassell of Jackson, Tennessee; one nephew, Justin Hassell (Selanie) of Jackson, Tennessee; two great-nephews, Liam Hassell and Cade Hassell and two great-nieces, Mila Hassell and Kira Hassell.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be directed to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, % Mrs. Lori Evans, 6884 Trimble Highway, Newbern, Tennessee 38059; Friends Of Gibson County Animals, P. O. Box # 806, Humboldt, Tennessee 38343, St. Jude, P. O. Box 1000 DEPT 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or the Dyer County Community Cancer  Fund, P. O. Box 1055, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024.

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