Betty Jean “Baughman” Bell (December 30, 1927 – April 5, 2010)


Betty Jean “Baughman” Bell, 82 of Zanesville, passed away Monday April 5, 2010 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH.

Betty was born in Zanesville on December 30, 1927 to the late Frank and Elsie Baughman. Betty worked at Essex Wire on Ceramic Avenue and attended The Grace Wesleyan Church in Zanesville.

Betty is survived by three sons: Ramon Bell of Brookville, OH, David (Shirley) Bell of Groveport, OH, and Charles Bell of Hopewell, OH; three daughters Linda Bell of Blue Rock, OH, Faye (Ruben) Stewart of Zanesville, and Vonda (Max) Demp of Circleville, OH; a brother Kenneth (Diane) Baughman of AZ; sixteen grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 62 years Russell who passed away on July 31, 2005, a son Donald R. Bell; brothers Carl, Floyd, Earl, Don, and James Baughman, sisters Katherine Wells, Wilma Cannon, Bernice Jardine, Gladys Besser, and Grace Baughman.

Calling hours will be held on Friday April 9, 2010 from 2 pm -4 pm and from 6 pm – 8pm at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 West Military Road Zanesville, OH. The funeral service will be held on Saturday April 10, 2010 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Wallace and Rev. Linda Bell officiating. Burial will follow in The Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

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