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Clara (DeeDee) Lee Nelson Bell passed away on July 8, 2019 in the Evanston
Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness.
She was born on January 23, 1957 in Berkley, California by Mark Lee Nelson Jr. and Jane Louise Nelson.
She was the oldest of ten siblings, Ivan Nelson, Jinna, Fillman, Jeannie Webb,
Lee (Skip) Nelson, Kimberlee Nelson, Mark Nelson, Emily Peach, Sarah
Yarbrough and Jennifer Gibson. She married Robert Wade Bell on February 18,
1976, in an LDS church in cave junction, Oregon, and together they had three
children, Joseph, Fawn and Sariah.
Dee and her children followed Rob through his many adventures as a Navy Seabee, and did a great job raising her children through all their travels.
She was preceded in death by her father Mark, her sister Jeannie and her brother Ivan. She is survived by her husband Rob, her sisters, Jinna, Kim, Emily, Sarah and Jenny, her
brothers Skip and Mark, her mother Jane, her three children Joe Fawn and
Sariah , her seven grandchildren Jade, Amber, Kyia,Colton, Ayanna, Faith
and Grace, and her two great grandchildren Anthony and Xavier.
She loved her children very much, and was a wonderful mother in every environment
they found themselves in.
She also loved her grandchildren and was as great of a grandmother as she was a mom. She was part of the American Legion Auxiliary, and will be missed dearly in her family and the community.
Memorial services for family and friends will be held at the Legion Hall in Fort Bridger at 11 a.m on Saturday, July 13.