Mary E. Bell, 64 of Pittsburg, KS died at 9:12 p.m., Sunday, July 27, 2008 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS following a short illness.

Mary E. Bell, 64 of Pittsburg, KS died at 9:12 p.m., Sunday, July 27, 2008 at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, KS following a short illness.
Mary was born July 8, 1944 in Pittsburg, KS to George and Annabelle (Hawn) Mullani. She attended area schools, graduating from Pittsburg High School with the class of 1962. She went on to attend Kansas State Teachers College, known today as PSU, for 2 years.
On December 30, 1967 in Pittsburg, KS she married James R. Bell. He survives of the home.
Mary worked for Able Body Corp. in shipping. She also worked at Dell Letters as a sewing machine operator; daylight donuts for 12 years. Most recently she worked for Wal-Mart, as a cashier.
Mary was a member of Lighthouse Worship in Liberal, MO.
Mary is survived by her son Mark Bell of Pittsburg, KS and daughter Crystal Bell of Frontenac, KS; brother George Mullani and his wife Diann of La Cygne, KS; along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, July 31, 2008 at Highland Park Cemetery in Pittsburg, with Rev. David Beard officiating. The family will receive friends at 9am until 9:45 a.m. on Thursday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, 522 S. Broadway in Pittsburg, KS. E-mail condolences may be left at our Web site www.bathnaylor.com. The family suggests expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to James Bell, to help with medical expenses. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, KS.