Katherine Glass Bell


Mrs. Katherine Glass Bell, 88, of 117 Hillsborough St., Roxboro, departed this life Thursday, May 2, 2019 in her residence. She was a native of Caswell County but made her home in Roxboro and attended Mayo Grove Baptist Church.

She attended Caswell County Schools in Blanch, and retired from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Physical Plant Division.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Beulah Glass; two sisters, Mary G. Villines and Shirley G. Williams; and two brothers, Clyde Glass, Sr. and John H. Glass, Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Robert D. Bell of the home; one brother-in-law, Benjamin Bell (Dot) of Charlotte; three sisters-in-law: Bertha Mae Hart and Mary Justin, both of Durham and Dorothy Glass of Roxboro; and a host of nieces, nephews, other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, in the High Rock Baptist Church, 3330 High Rock School Road, Blanch, with the Rev. Henry Long, pastor, officiating and the Rev. Clyde Glass providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday at the funeral home from 1 – 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 – 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home.

Her body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Katherine Glass Bell.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.


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