Ruth Lunell Bell, 89, of West Paducah, died at 7:38 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
She had worked years ago as an auditing clerk for Sears, however, most of her time was spent as a homemaker. She was a life-long member of Palestine United Methodist Church, where she worked with youth and the United Methodist Women.
She is survived by her husband, Leland E. Bell; a daughter, Linda Smith of Bowling Green; a son, Charles Bell of Ennis, Texas; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter. Her parents were Roy and Bertie Graham Burkhart.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Revs. Randy Hines and Kendrick Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery.
Visitation will be after noon Thursday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Palestine United Methodist Church Youth Fund, 5105 Metropolis Lake Rd., West Paducah, Ky. 42086.