Vera L. Bell

July 24, 1943September 29, 2010

Vera Bell, age 67, a lifelong resident of Pensacola left this earth peacefully on Wednesday September 29, 2010. Vera was the proud owner of Navy Exxon for seven years. The won many awards from Exxon Company for her achievements as a female business owner. She was preceded in death by her father and mother Mathis T. Sr. and Gladys Lambert. She married to James Bell, he survives along with seven terrific brothers and sisters, Charles (Mary) Lambert, Irene Herring, Inez Roach, Mathis (Kay) Lambert, Jeanette (Hillary) Carnley, Mary Ham and Marsha Chase; and a special cousin, Bitsy (Joe) Del Marco. She is also survived by her six loving children, La Don (Gina) Martin, Denise (Todd) Burson, Kimberly Craig, James (Leslie) Bell, John Bell and DeeDra Kelley; her nine grandchildren, Seth, Jonathon, Jessica, Samantha, Troy, Cody, Taylor, Heather and Colby; one great grandchild, Chase Ryan; numerous other cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be Sunday October 3, 2010 at 2 PM at the Chapel of Eastern Gate Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday October 2, from 4 until 6 PM. Messages of condolences may be made at Eastern Gate Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 3, 2010
  • Visitation Saturday, October 2, 2010

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Angie Hennington

October 4, 2010

My prayers and thoughts are with you all during this great time of sorrow. May the memories you have of such a wonderful woman comfort you and help your heart heal. Vera was a very special lady. Thinking of you all.

October 3, 2010

Jim, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Vera. I will keep you in my prayers and thoughs. God Bless you and your family.

Ann Mitchell Felder

Paula Channell

October 3, 2010

We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Vera.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.Adrian& Sophie Andy Gene Paula Troy Blanton

October 2, 2010

Donnie,Denise and Kim,Sorry to hear about your mom.My heart is with you all.
Seth if you need anything let us know.
Judy McClammy

Lenora Holman

October 2, 2010

May God bless the family at this time and keep you in His loving arms. Vera was a very special person and will be remembered well. All my love to the family.