Phyllis Louise Bell, 71, Peck

      Phyllis Louise Bell went to be with her Heavenly Father on June 24, 2013. She was surrounded by her loving family.
      Phyllis was born on Nov. 30, 1941 to Frank and Ellen West in Orofino. She grew up in Peck and was the youngest of four children.
      She met the love of her life, Robert Bell, and they were married Sept. 13, 1960.
      They have four children: Ron (Gail) Bell of Meridian; Randy Bell of Las Vegas, NV; Brenda (Jeff) Anthony of Crowley, TX and Barb Bell of Lewiston. They also have two granddaughters: Shandi and Rhiannon; three grandsons: Casey, Shane and Cody; two great-granddaughters: Topaz and Wednesday and one great-grandson, Jaden. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Frances.
      Phyllis worked for the Orofino School District and Kayler's Tree Farm in Peck for many years and never missed a day of work. She also babysat many of the local kids which she really enjoyed.
      She also enjoyed warm sunny days in her backyard, anything and everything to do with Elvis, the family dog, Snowball and she especially enjoyed contests. She won many things over the years for her efforts.
      Her grandchildren were the jewels in her life. She had an extra special bond with her first grandchild, Shandi.
      Phyllis is survived by her husband, Bob of Peck; her children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; sister, Maxine of Lewiston; brother, Ellis of Peck; numerous in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews.
      The family would like to thank the wonderful staff and residents at Clearwater Health and Rehab and the Clearwater Valley Hospital for their support, compassion and care.
      A private family graveside service is being held. Pine Hills Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in care of arrangements.

Transcribed by Michal Berreth Beck, 2014

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