GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Teresa Lynn Bell, age 54, passed on Friday, June 21, 2013, in Great Falls, Mont.
The daughter of Richard and Sherry (Felt) Patrick of Lakewood, Calif., she was born in 1958 in Long Beach, Calif.
In her early years, she was raised in Ashtabula, Ohio, she graduated from Harbor High School in 1977 and went to college at Ricks College (now Brigham Young University, Idaho) in Rexburg, Idaho. There she met Gordon Lynn Bell and later married in the Washington D.C. Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Nov. 18, 1978.
After marriage, having lived a short time in Ashtabula, Ohio, Casper, Wyo. and Tulsa, Okla., they have lived in Fairield, Mont. for the past 22 years.
She is survived by her husband; parents; daughters, Meggan (Neal) Lehnerz, Shawnna (Chad) Oblander, Sierra Bell and Mariah Bell; sons, Jared (Summer) Bell, Aaron (Rebecca) Bell, Andrew (Megan) Bell and Ammon Bell; and 15 grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Brian (Theany) Patrick and Troy (Jill) Patrick, both of California, Daniel (Leslee) Patrick of Oklahoma, Glen (Julie) Patrick of California and Kelly Patrick of Oklahoma; sister, Alicia (Terry) Wright of California; foster sisters, Rose (Mike) Henson and Laurie Wilson; and foster brother, Larry Bowers of Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, W. Ward and Wanita (Proctor) Patrick of Austinburg; an uncle, Walter Lee Patrick; a nephew, Eric Kyle Patrick; and parents-in-law, Myron and Vivian Bell.
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