Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Jimmy O. Bell, 50, member, Pickett's Chapel UMC

Mr. Bell will be buried in Bethelehem Cemetery in Green County. The Adair County Rescue Squad will serve as pallbearers.

Mr. Jimmy O. Bell, Greensburg, KY, the son of Herbie Bell of Jamestown, KY, and the late Bessie Conners Bell, was born on Friday, March 1, 1957, in Jamestown, KY, and departed this life on Sunday, November 11, 2007, at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital, Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mr. Jimmy O. Bell will be conducted at 1:00pmCT, Wednesday, November 14, 2007, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, Greensburg, KY.

Burial to follow in the Bethlehem Cemetery. Dr. Gary Irvin will officiate. Pallbearers will be the Adair County Rescue Squad.

He was 50 years, 8 months, and 10 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Pickett's Chapel United Methodist Church and attended the Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Mr. Bell was united in marriage to Laverne Bagby on September 29, 2001, who survives.

Besides his wife, he is survived by the following:
  • A son and daughter in law: Steve Allen and Amy Bell, London, KY

  • A daughter: Madison Bell, Adair County.

  • Three step children and their spouses: Chris and Amanda Whitlock, Amanda and Matt Mills, and Carmen and Bryan Estes, all of Green County, KY

  • Ten grandchildren: Myton Bell and Alec Bell, London, KY; Kimber Matney, Brook Estes, Toby Estes, Josh Estes, Kylee Whitlock, McKinley Whitlock, and Isabella Mills, all of Green County, KY

  • Three brothers: Dale Bell and Kenny Bell, both of Jamestown, KY; and Marshall Bell of Albany

  • Two sisters: Doris Bell and Debbie Rikerd, both of Jamestown, Ky

  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, Greensburg, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

This story was posted on 2007-11-13 16:11:40
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by Linda Waggener and Pen Waggener, PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia Magazine. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.