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Obituaries

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Thelma B. Longenecker
PENNSYLVANIA – Thelma B. Longenecker, 85, of Mennonite Home Communities, died Nov. 14, 2006.
Born in Rapho, Twp., she was the daughter of the late Elam and Florence Longenecker. Following her graduation from East Hempfield High School in 1941, she was employed in the office of A.H. Hoffman, Landisville. She served 20 years in church and community service in Atmore. She was later employed by Philhaven Hospital in medical records. She was an active member of Erisman Mennonite Church.
During her retirement years she found joy in doing volunteer work at her church and service agencies in the community. She is remembered by many for faithfully favoring them with a card, call, or visit on their birthday.
She is survived by: a sister, Mary of Peach Bottom; and a brother, Charles of Litiz; 13 nieces and nephews. Two brothers preceded her in death, Elwood of Kirkwood and Harold of West Palm Beach.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Erisman Mennonite Church.
Contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, Pa. 17604 or to Philhaven Hospital, 283 S. Butler Rd. Lebanon, Pa. 17064.
Robert Adone Bell
FLOMATON – Mr. Robert Adone Bell, 57, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 at a Pensacola hospital.
Mr. Bell was a native and lifelong resident or Flomaton and attended the Pleasant Home Holiness Church.
Survivors include, his daughter, Donna and Jimmy Brazier of Fayetteville Tenn.; two grandchildren, Holden Brazier and Hannah Brazier; his parents, J.C. and Nita Bell of Flomaton; and two brothers, James Alvin and Linda Bell of Wenatchee, Wash. and Arnold and Meta Bell of Flomaton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006 at 2 p.m. at the Petty Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Parkerson officiating.
Burial followed at Hollywood Cemetery.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006 from 12:30 p.m. until funeral time at the Petty Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Travis Bell, Matt Bell, Randy Bell, Tommy Steeley, and Ronald Carnley.