Verna Mae Bell

Funeral services for Verna Mae Bell, 84, of Lufkin, were held Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Denman Avenue Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Moats officiating.  Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
Mrs. Bell was born January 26, 1929 in Angelina County, Texas to the late Lola (Fancher) and Grover Vinson.  She died Sunday, June 16, 2013 in a Houston hospital.
Mrs. Bell had been a legal secretary for the Sumner and Williams Law Office.  She was also a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Mrs. Bell was a longtime member of Denman Avenue Baptist Church.  She enjoyed working in her yard, growing flowers, and serving at her church.  She had resided in Angelina County all her life.
Survivors include her husband, J.L. Bell of Lufkin; daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Nick Trout of Lufkin, Wanda and Charles McCall of Tomball; grandchildren and their spouses, Travis, Jr., and Donica Jones of Oklahoma, Christopher and Lindy Jones of Dallas, Nicole and Craig Miller of Port Neches, and George and Robin Trout of Houston; great grandchildren, Jaycie Vincent, Chloe Jones, Jackson Jones, Ethan Conner, Caden Miller, Nicholas Miller and Cole Miller; sister, Lois Hutson of Lufkin; as well as several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Mrs. Bell was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Austin Vinson; parents-in-law, Conner and Elizabeth Bell; and brother-in-law, Robert Hutson.
Pallbearers will be Roston McDuffie, Travis Jones, Sr., Jerry Blackman, George Trout, Ronnie Lusk and Craig Miller.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Denman Avenue Baptist Church Youth Ministries, 1807 E. Denman Ave., Lufkin, Texas 75901.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences may be added at
Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors