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Peggy Ann Bell

August 9, 1940 — November 14, 2021

Peggy Bell, 81, of Marquez, Texas, passed away November 14, 2021 in Waco, Texas following an extended illness. She was born August 9, 1940 in Concord, Texas to George Steve “Bud” & Cassie “Irene” (Haynie) Turner. Peggy was raised in Concord and attended the Concord School through eighth grade. She graduated from Centerville High School in 1957 and soon moved to Houston where she was employed as a secretary for several Insurance Agencies. In 1974, Peggy moved back to Leon County and married her late husband, Roy Bell.

In her younger years, Peggy enjoyed dancing and socializing. She was a people person and enjoyed getting together with friends and family. Peggy was an entrepreneur and owned several small businesses throughout her life. She enjoyed the business side of her work and even founded her own women’s investment group. Shortly thereafter, Peggy was stricken with a stroke that bound her to her home. This illness didn’t stop Peggy from browsing the internet and making purchases on her favorite website, Ebay or keeping in touch with her family. She was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church and lived most of her life in Leon County.

Peggy was preceded in death by both of her parents; husband, Roy Bell and sister, Rita Payne. She is survived by step-daughters, Trenda Pate (Ray) of Centerville and Glenda Peacock (Phil) of Centerville; sister, Linda Noey (Vivian) of Marquez; brother-in-law, Don Payne of Marquez and nieces and nephews, Denny Payne (Shelly), Steven Payne (Kim), Chris Payne (Crista), Shelly Charlton (Troy), Scott Noey, Stuart Noey and Michael Noey (Sherrie). Peggy is also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews, as well as extended family and friends.

Funeral services honoring Peggy’s life will be held 2 P.M., Friday, November 19, 2021 at Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas. Interment will follow in Concord Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Denny Payne, Steven Payne, Chris Payne, Scott Noey, Stuart Noey, Michael Noey

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Concord Community Center Roof Fund, c/o Phyllis Foley, P.O. Box 16, Concord, Texas 77850.

Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas is entrusted with final arrangements.


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