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Linda J. Bell

Linda J. Bell, 69, of Atlanta, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016, at 6:20 p.m., surrounded by her loved ones, at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the funeral home.  Pastor Clarence Mankin will officiate.

Cremation Rites will be accorded.  Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery at a later date.

Linda Jean Bell was born September 16, 1946, in Lincoln, the daughter of Russell F. and Edna E. Winkel Noble.  She married Gideon Patrick Bell on October 29, 1983.  He survives.

Linda is survived by her husband, Pat; children: Cindy (Mark) Leesman of Atlanta, Chris Jackson of Atlanta, and Christine (Joe) Delahunt of Atlanta; one brother: Ernie Brown of Lincoln; and five grandchildren: Jessica Bihl, Dustin Leesman, and Tyler, Riley, and Payton Delahunt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister: Dianne Provance.

Linda had worked in the ASCS government offices in Lincoln and Bloomington.  Following her retirement, Linda volunteered at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.  She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Lincoln and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Memorials may be made to Atlanta Rescue Squad, American Cancer Society or the Atlanta Fire Department.

Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.