The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

January 16, 2014



TARBORO — TARBORO — Randall G. Bell, 56, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Tarboro Church of God with the Rev. Sammy Wood and the Rev. Dempsey Winstead officiating.  Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Randall was born in Greene County to the late William Wiley and Marie Taylor Bell.  He was also preceded in death by a brother Floyd Bell and sister Edna Marie Summerlin.

He is survived by a loving family including: his wife of 36 years, Margaret Smith Bell; a daughter:  Amber Bell Cotten and husband Joseph of Tarboro;  a son: Randall G. Bell, II and wife Jennifer of Tarboro; three grandchildren;  Melanie Ellrod,  Elijah Bell and Jeremiah Bell; a sister;  Joan Spain and husband Dennis of Tarboro and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Carlisle Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting