Cleveland Bell Jr., 73, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 at Columbus Regional Healthcare. He was the widower of Eva Mildred Marley Bell.
He was and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Brunswick-Waccamaw Baptist Headquarters, 600 Pinelog Road, with Rev. Gregory Hewett officiating. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Friday Sept. 22 at Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville and Saturday, Sept. 23 one hour prior to the service at the headquarters. There will be no viewing after the service. Burial, with military honors, will be in Marley Cemetery.
Surviving are one daughter, Vanessa Mathis-El of East Point, Ga.; one son, Kevin Bell of Creedmoor; two sisters, Nancy Thomas of Washington, D.C. and Regina Johnson of Chapel Hill; and one brother, Herbert Bell of Whiteville.