Delores Dickerson Bell, 65, of Valdosta died on Tuesday, May 08, 2012 at her residence following a lengthy illness. She was born in Valdosta on November 4, 1946 to the late William and Reginia Plaire Dickerson and has been a lifelong resident of Valdosta. She received her Bachelors Degree in accounting at Valdosta State University and retired from Moody Air Force Base where she worked as the Resource Management Officer for the base hospital. Mrs. Bell was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband, Robert (Bob) Bell of Valdosta; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Brian Ackman of Castle Rock, Colorado; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy Carpenter and Karina Cano of Los Angeles, California; daughter, Patty Barker of Castle Rock, Colorado; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and LeAnne Bell of Tampa, Florida; 9 grandchildren; sister, Mary deLorge of Valdosta, sister-and brother-in-law, Ann and Mike Coughlin of Granger, Indiana; brother-in-law, B.L. Smith of Valdosta; special aunt, uncle and niece, Net Clanton of Hahira, Jim Plaire of Valdosta and Amy Elder of Valdosta; other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Gloria Jean Smith.
Services for Delores Dickerson Bell will be held at 12:10 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2012 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Father Dan O'Connell officiating. The burial will follow in the Sunset Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at St. John's Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. John Building Fund. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane.
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