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“Love you Mrs.Bell from Life Enrichment .Brenda Perkins Gina n Rhonda and Joanie ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Brenda Perkins - Hugo, OK

“I loved Delia's singing! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Singleton - Conway, SC

“Danny ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Singleton - Conway, SC

“So sorry for your loss. My dad was Ben Bonham, one of the original Kiamichi Mt. Boys--he said of Delia, She's the first woman that I've heard that...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ramona Bonham Smith - Atoka, OK

“I always enjoyed playing music with Delia and Bill she was a good friend ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: john mcneely - ASHLAND, KY

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Delia Bell. Delia was ha f's down one of my favorite singers, I wish I could have seen her live. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Rick Spinney

“So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Madison & Pam Gibson - Waycross, GA


Francis Leona "Delia" Bell, age 83, was born April 16, 1935 in Bonham, Texas, the daughter of Oswall Nowell and Netti (Woods) Nowell and had lived all of her life in Hugo. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Dorothy Elem, Georgie Helton and Helen Abney.

She lived a wonderful life with her husband of 62 years, Bobby Ray Bell. They were married on February 25, 1956 in Hugo. Traveling and singing Bluegrass music was her life and she enjoyed it very much. In 35 years, she traveled though out many states and seven countries along side Bill Grant. She loved playing bingo and spending time with her family and friends.

Delia was of the Pentecostal faith.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE: her husband, Bobby Bell; son, Keith Bell of Ft. Towson, OK; brother, Ronnie Nowell of California; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren along with many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Home
Miller & Miller Funeral Home
410 S F Street Hugo, OK 74743
Tel. (580) 326-8331

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