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Brenda Lou Bell

March 24, 1961 ~ March 30, 2022 (age 61)


Brenda Lou Bell, 61, of Shinnston, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 30, 2022 at her residence.  She was born in Parkersburg on March 24, 1961 in Parkersburg, daughter of Patricia Carol (Mackey) Bell, of Shinnston and the late Jennings Paul Bell.   

Brenda attended schools in South Parkersburg.  She worked at several nursing homes around Parkersburg, but worked the longest at Worthington Manor Care Center in Parkersburg.  After her father passed in 1993, she moved in with her mother.  She worked at Best Western Hotel for several years until being diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer.  She took chemotherapy for over four years.      

In addition to her father, Brenda is preceded in death by two brothers:  Paul Martin Bell and Brian Lee Bell and her companion, Ed Hastings. 

Brenda is also survived by one daughter, Heather Dawn Hastings of Shinnston; one granddaughter, Kristen Lee Bowers and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, April 3, 2022 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston.  Service will be held on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 11:00am with Pastor Tim Sandy officiating. Interment will follow at Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. 

Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Bell family.

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April 3, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

Funeral Service
April 4, 2022

11:00 AM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

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