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Shirley Bell, 78, Campbellsville, KY (1943-2021)

Shirley Bell of Campbellsville passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Glasgow, KY. She was 78 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 2pmET on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Steve Skaggs and Ronald Lewis. Burial will follow in Mt. Washington Baptist Church Cemetery.

A walk-through visitation will be held from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday, following social distancing guidelines; masks are required.

The family requests no food be brought to their house or the funeral home.

Shirley Bell, daughter of the late Elmer Lee Lewis and Nona Ethel Underwood Lewis was born February 24, 1943 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ early in life and was of the Baptist Faith.

She was retired from Taylor Regional Hospital after twenty-four years of service and had worked at Wishy Washy Laundry for several years previously.

Shirley enjoyed many activities like dancing, shopping, dining out, traveling and spending time with her family. She also loved her flowers and being outdoors.

She united in marriage to Donald Eugene Bell who preceded her in death in 1982.

Shirley is survived by one daughter, Nona Wise and husband, Paul of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Fayth Wise of Campbellsville, Kristy Thompson and husband, Erick, David Allen Thompson and wife, Brandy and Nathan Thompson of Greensburg and Daniel Thompson of Elizabethtown; six great-grandchildren: Zander Thompson, Samuel Thompson, Noah Thompson, Charity Thompson, Andrea Thompson and James Thompson of Greensburg; one brother, Buck Lewis and wife, Wanda of Campbellsville; a sister-in-law, Barbara Shirleen Brewer; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Thompson and one sister and two brothers: Nancy Giles, Norman Lewis and Ronnie Lewis.

Pallbearers: Keith Bell, Steve Giles, Steve Grady, Mike Lee, Steve McDaniel, Brett Sapp

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Shirley Bell, 78, Campbellsville, KY (1943-2021)

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