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Anna Lou Bell, age 90, formerly of Falls Church, Va., passed away early Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Webb City Health & Rehab.
Anna was born on June 3, 1927, in Newtonia, Mo., the daughter of Felix and Essie (Barker) Wright. She worked as a data collector for the United States Census Bureau for many years before retiring in 2000. She was an active member of the Cathedral of St. Thomas in Arlington, Va.
She married Blanton Bell in 1951, he preceded her in death in 1993.
Anna later married Emmett Jordan, he preceded her in death in 2012.
Anna was also preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, and one brother.
Survivors include two brothers, Jerry Wright, of Fort Scott, Kan., Erron Wright and wife, Betty, of Joplin, Mo.; a sister, Norma Parks, of Neosho, Mo.
A memorial service has been scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 9, at the Mason-Woodard Chapel. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation following the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
Published on January 7, 2018
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