Obituary of Ruth Johnson Bell
Elizabeth Ruth Johnson Bell, age 93, of 311 Poplar St., Asheboro died Friday, November 21, 2008 at Randolph Health & Rehabilitation, Asheboro.Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Balfour Baptist Church, 1644 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro with Rev. Tim Lowry officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro.Mrs. Bell was born near Siler City in Chatham County, the 13th of 13 children. She was formerly employed with Acme-McCrary Corporation and was an Avon Representative for many years. She was a member of Balfour Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Stein Henley and 12 brothers and sisters. Ruth loved gardening, flowers, sporty cars and enjoying life to the fullest. She is survived by her sons, Roger Bell of Asheboro, NC, Donald Bell of Asheboro, NC; grandchildren, Byron Stein, Charlene Watson, Ronald Stein, Dwight Bell, Russell Stein and Jane Bell; great grandchildren, Christopher Bell, Jennifer Watson, Sara Stein, Timothy Wilkins, Jr., Kelsey Stein and Lacey Watson and many nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC.