Pharaba P. Bell

28 November, 191720 January, 2022
Obituary of Pharaba P. Bell
Pharaba P. Bell, 104, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Park Place Senior Living in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late Roscoe and Helen (Osgood) Rosenbarger on November 28, 1917 in Indianapolis. She married Melvin A Bell in 1941 in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Bell worked as a Touchup and Color Painter at Jefferson Studios in Fort Wayne, and later went onto work in interior designs for mobile homes. Pharaba enjoyed teaching ceramics, painting, cooking, and making applique shirts. She is survived by her son, Paul (Darcy) Bell; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Harold Edwards. Preceding Pharaba in death were her parents, Roscoe Rosenbarger and Helen Daily; husband, Melvin Bell; and daughter Roberta Bell-Edwards. Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 1:30 PM at Greenlawn Funeral Home, 6750 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Calling will be one half hour before the service. Private burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed to Heartland Hospice or Park Place Senior Living Memory Care. Share a fond memory or condolence at

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