Sept. 1, 1930—Jan. 17, 2016 Bettye Bush Bell, 85, of passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Crossville, TN. Bettye was born Sept. 1, 1930, and attended Austin Peay State College in Clarksville, where she met her husband of 49 years, Homer Binkley Bell. Together they raised their family and served their communities of Waverly, Springfield, Clarksville and Fairfield Glade. Bettye was an avid golfer in her day and also enjoyed playing bridge with very special friends through the years. She enjoyed any travel anywhere and the beach was a favorite destination. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Fairfield Glade. Bettye is preceded in death by her parents, Elizabeth Fox and C. Tyne Bush, and her husband, Homer Bell. She is survived by a sister, Sarah Bush Bardwell; children, Ann Roberts (Tom), David Bell (Jean), John Bell and Jane Richardson (Eric). Bettye is also survived by eight beloved grandchildren. Her life was graced with many dear friends. Special thanks to her Good Samaritan friends in Fairfield Glade. A private graveside service will be held Jan. 30, 2016, in Waverly, TN. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to the charity of your choice. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  January 19, 2016