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Orpha "Lee" Bell went to be with her heavenly father on Friday, December 2nd, 2016. Her family was at her side upon her death. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Lee will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her. She was married to Robert Bell who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter Shelby Stanfield Smithee, grandchildren Natalie White, Brian J. Graf & Melanie Seibel, great-grandsons Jaxson & Beckett White. Lee was one of 10 children and her surviving siblings are Jane Williams & husband Lee Williams, Odessa, TX, Marjorie A. Gallas, Brenham, TX, Joe Keith Hailes, wife Marcella, Seminole, TX Cecil W. Hailes, wife Kayla, Odessa & Herbert Hailes, Ft. Worth, Texas. She was also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Born May 26, 1935 in Cyril, Oklahoma to parents Eunice C. & H.P. Hailes. She attended Goldsmith Elementary and graduated from Odessa High School. She also attended Odessa College. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, ABWA of Odessa & the Odessa Realtor Association for many years with Edison- Wasson. She was a long member of the Sherwood Church of Christ.
Lee is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband and father of her children Bill Stanfield, her son Scott Stanfield, siblings Kenneth Hailes, Larry Hailes, Wesley Hailes and Erma L. Garrison
Funeral Services are being held at the Frank Wilson Funeral Home in the chapel, 4635 Oakwood Drive on Monday, December 5th at 2:00pm & interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be scheduled on Sunday evening.