Mildred Bell

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

PATTON, Mo. -- Mildred G. Bell, 70, of Manchester, Mo., formerly of Patton, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Manchester.

She was born April 27, 1932, at Perryville, Mo., daughter of Everett D. and Alpha M. Horrell Wilfong.

Bell retired as office manager at DeMert and Dougherty Manufacturing Co. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Perryville.

Survivors include a son, Benny Bell of Florissant, Mo.; a daughter, Bonnie Vitela of Manchester; a stepson, Darrell Bell of Camdenton, Mo.; two brothers, Melvin Wilfong of Jacksonville, Fla., Mark Wilfong of Prosser, Wash.; two sisters, Marilyn Sostman of Wildwood, Mo., Mamie Lauck of Wentzville, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Patton after 10 a.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Pam Ackman officiating. Burial will be in Post Oak Church Cemetery near Sedgewickville, Mo.