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“I was sad to find out on March 16th that Clara had passed....I stopped by to see her & had no idea that she had left us. She will always be missed! I...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sheila Davis (Gourmet Express) - TN

“Granny Bell was a wonderful woman! I haven't been part of the family for too long, like two years, but she made me feel welcome from the beginning....Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Caitlin Burns - Johnson City, TN

“Aunt Clara was an amazing woman. and i will forever be greatful of the influences she had in my life. Rest well Aunt Clara, you will be greatly...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Cornwell - CA

“Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to help you smile again. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Janet Teffeteller Housewright

“Sorry about your loss. May the Lord be your strength and may the peace that passes all understanding be with you. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Amanda Floyd-Leatherwood - TN

“David and family, So sorry to hear about your mother! She was a very special ,Godly, generous lady and I'm sure she will be missed by all whose lives...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tommy and Sharon Freeman - TN

“Bobby and Connie: Just a note to let you know we are thinking of you. May God be near your in the days ahead. Roy and Fern Williams ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Roy and Fern Williams - Maryville, TN

“There is a void where a special lady once stood. Our hearts will never feel the same as Granny Bell held such a special place in our lives and our...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Christina Kluever - Maryville, TN

“Sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She had valiently struggled to regain her health and we were hoping that she had done just that. Tu us, it...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Robert and Barbara Crider

Clara Roberts Bell age 88 of Maryville passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 at home. She was a member of Pecks Memorial United Methodist Church and was organist there for many years. She enjoyed playing music and gardening. Clara was a tremendous caregiver and was always there for others in their time of need. Preceded in death by: Husband, James Harold Bell; Mother, Nellie M. Roberts; Brother, John Roberts; Sisters-in-law, Jo Roberts and Ann Roberts; Nephew, Mike Roberts. Survivors include: Sons & Daughters-in-law, David & Paulette Bell and Bobby & Connie Bell; Grandchildren, Scott & Lisa Bell, Daren & Jennifer Bell, Erin Bell, and Jeremy Bell; Great-Grandchildren, Sydney Bell and Ethan Bell; Brothers, Minnis Roberts & wife Ruth and James Roberts; Sister-in-law, Sue Bell; Special Niece and Nephew, Ann & Larry Melton & Edward & Debbie Roberts; Special cousin, Evelyn Cooper, Beloved friend and caregiver, Nellie Baine, many other loving family members and friends; Grandchildren in her heart, Jeff & Chrissy and Matthew & Jenna. Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Larry Best officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Grandview Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,