Thomas Worlie Bell
April 2, 1927 – September 14, 2019
Thomas W. Bell, 92, of Bentonville, Arkansas passed away September 14, 2019 at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville. He was born April, 2, 1927, in Smyrna, Arkansas to James Franklin Bell and Eva Amanda "Younger" Bell.
Tommy served honorably in the Army from 1952-1954. He worked in personnel in charge of morning reports and special orders. He was discharged honorably as a staff sergeant E5.
Tommy was preceded in death by 10 siblings, his parents and a great grandson, Thomas Rateliff.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Irene Bell; two daughters, Brenda Rateliff & husband Charles Rateliff of Bentonville, and Donna Myers and husband Don Myers of Bentonville; four grandchildren, Kimberly Phillips, Matt Rateliff, Michael Rateliff & Melissa Boyer; and nine great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Libby Walden.
Tommy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bentonville. He worked for Kraft Foods in Bentonville for 38 years.
Tommy loved his wife, daughters, grandchildren & great grandchildren dearly. He enjoyed fishing with his two son in laws Charles and Don. He was a true razorback fan. He was a blessing to the many lives he touched.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM at First Baptist Church Bentonville. The funeral will follow at 11:00AM with Pastor Phillip Smith officiating. Burial to follow at the Bentonville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in memory of Tommy Bell to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale Arkansas 72762-9914.
- Visitation Wednesday, September 18, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, September 18, 2019