McLaurin Funeral Home & Pinecrest Memorial Park

12830 Us 70 Business Hwy W, Clayton, NC


Betty Jean Brown Bell

September 18, 1931November 4, 2019

Betty Jean Brown Bell, 88, passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019. Betty Jean was born in Johnston County on September 18,1931 to the late Roy H. and Vandelia Tillettt Brown. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 am at Horne Memorial United Methodist Church with the family receiving friends following the service. Surviving are her daughter, Bronna Greer and her husband Paul; son, Tony Bell; grandchildren, Laura Carver, Julianne Scott and Anthony Bell; great grandchildren, Kyndal Carver, Khloe Carver, Kennedy Carver and Greer Scott. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, George Bell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Heartland Hospice 4505 Falls of Neuse Rd #650, Raleigh, NC 27609 or to Horne Memorial UMC 121 E 2nd St, Clayton, NC 27520. Online condolences may be made to the Bell family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com.


  • Bronna Greer, Daughter
  • Paul Greer, Son-in-law
  • Tony Bell, Son
  • Laura Carver, Granddaughter
  • Julianne Scott, Granddaughter
  • Anthony Bell, Grandson
  • Kyndal Carver, Great Grandchild
  • Khloe Carver, Great Grandchild
  • Kennedy Carver, Great Grandchild
  • Greer Scott, Great Grandchild


  • Memorial Service Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, November 9, 2019


Betty Jean Brown Bell

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LaVern Carter

November 6, 2019

"Betty Jean Brown Bell" was what I called her. It was a running joke between the two of us. She got really upset if I didn't say the entire name. I loved serving her for 20+ years and we shared many laughs and a few tears.
Prayers for the family and I will never forget her.