Wava B. Bell
Wava Bernice Plummer Bell, 100, longtime Atlantic resident passed away Sunday, February 1, 2015, at Heritage House.
She was born September 18, 1914, at Massena, Iowa the daughter of Omer and Ethel (Wilson) Plummer. She grew up in Cass County and graduated from Anita High School in 1932.
She was a grade school teacher at several rural Adair County schools, until her marriage to Keith Dalzell Bell in 1940. She and her husband farmed in Cass and Adair Counties before retiring to Atlantic in 1971.
Wava enjoyed gardening and quilting. Her quilting was particularly fine, and as part of her legacy, she quilted pieces for each member of her family.
Wava Bell is survived by two children: Linda McCall of Orient, Iowa, and Keith Dwane Bell of Alexandria, Virginia; three grandchildren: Susan Hartmann, husband Tony, Monte McCall, wife Janie, and Kelly McCall, wife, Bingta; four great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith; brother, Robert Plummer; sister, Mildred Plummer Moore; and her son-in-law, Gaylord McCall.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 5, 2015, at the Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic, with Pastor Lanette Plambeck of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Atlantic Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family for later designation to the Heritage House and the First United Methodist Church.
Roland Funeral Service is caring for Wava's family and her arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.rolandfuneralservice.com.
Wava Bernice Plummer Bell
Born on September 18, 1914 ~ Massena, Iowa
ENTERED INTO REST
February 1, 2015 ~ Atlantic, Iowa
At the age of
100 years, 4 months and 14 days
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Roland Funeral Home ~ Atlantic, Iowa
Pastor Lanette Plambeck
First United Methodist Church ~ Atlantic, Iowa
“How Great Thou Art”
“Softly & Tenderly”
IN CHARGE OF FLOWERS
The family invites you to join them for lunch in the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall following the committal service.
Memorials may be given to the family for later designation to Heritage House and the First United Methodist Church.