Leetonia, OH-Barbara J. Bell, 70, of Woodville Road, died at 5:25 am Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley following a short illness.
Mrs. Bell was born August 30, 1942 in Bellaire, OH, a daughter of Harley Edward and Edith Heath Brown and had lived in this area since 1965. Barbara worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for 20 years.
Her husband, David V. Bell, whom she married September 18, 1965, died June 28, 1987.
She is survived by her daughter, Stacey (James L. Jr.) Bettura of Columbiana; her son, Nathan Bell of Leetonia; her sister, Diane (Harvey) Hornish of Parkersburg, WV; and a granddaughter, Isabella Eleanor Bettura.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana with Pastor Kari Lankford officiating. Friends may call from 4-6 pm following the service at the funeral home.