Clara Roberts Bell

Jan. 29, 2013 @ 11:55 PM

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 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Larry Best officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Grandview Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,