Bell, Susan L. [Bayless]-Obit Denton Chronicle 16Apr1937
Mrs.H.A.Bell Dies Near Aubrey Special to Record-Chronicle AUBREY, April 16.—Mrs. H. A. Bell, 74, resident of the Spring Hill community near here for nearly 30 years, died ai her home Thursday night after an illness of seven years. Born in Jonesboro, Teun., Jan. 13. J1862, Miss Susan Loretta Bayless ' was married to H. A. Bell at Jones- 'boro Jan. 1, 1882. The family came to Texas in 1901. settling first at LIcKinney, and in 1908 moved to the present home. Besides her husband, she is survived by 11 children, as follows: Mrs. Minnie Jeffries of Sand Springs, Ok.; Mis. Clara Byrom. Mrs. Mamie Byrom and Frank Bell of Aubrey, Mrs. Florence Hutson of Pilot Point, Mrs. Mona Jones of Mesquite, Ed Bell and Haskell Bell of Dallas. Mrs. Hazel Smith and Mrs. Ruby Bare of Nocona, Miss Beulah Bell, wh"o lives at home. Also surviving are 25 grandchildren, 12 great-grandcliildren. and a brother and sister, E. R. Bayless and Mrs. Maggie McNeese. both of Tennessee. Funeral services were to be held at the Baptist Church here this afternoon, conducted by Rev. L. P. Parker, pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, with burial in the Belew cemetery. Mrs. Bell had been a member of the Presbyterian Church 35 years.