Sandra L. Bell

January 23, 1941 ~ February 11, 2022 (age 81)


Leetonia- Sandra L. Bell, 81, of Longs Crossing Rd., passed away peacefully at 9:23pm, Friday, February 11, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.


Mrs. Bell was born January 23, 1941 in Salem, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Mary I. (Jenkins) Carlisle.


Sandra was a faithful member of the Franklin Square United Methodist Church and had worked 23 years in housekeeping at the former Essex of Salem Nursing Home, retiring in 2003.


She will be fondly remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  Sandra was also an avid bowler in her younger years.


Her husband, James A. “Jim” Bell, whom she married November 12, 1955, preceded her in death December 27, 2014.  She was also preceded in death by her sister, Beverly Ann Carlisle and by her brother, David A. Carlisle.


She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughters, Bonnie (Shan) Lancaster and Carol (Jim Bob) Clunen, both of Salem, and Beverly (JR) Fortune of Leetonia; her sons, Rick (Anna) Bell and Mike (Stefany) Bell, both of Leetonia; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at noon, Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Pastor John E. Fitch of her church officiating.  Burial will follow at the Lisbon Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 11am until noon Tuesday at the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, P.O. Box 115, Salem, Ohio 44460.


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February 15, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432

Funeral Service
February 15, 2022

12:00 PM
Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home
215 West Lincoln Way
Lisbon, OH 44432


Lisbon Cemetery
1 Elm Street
Lisbon, OH 44432


Community Hospice
P.O. Box 115, Salem OH 44460

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