Judith Bell, 74, of Quincy, died May 10, 2014, at Dorothy Love, Sidney.
She was born on the family farm outside Quincy on Dec. 31, 1939, to the late Clifford and Flossie Notestine Bell. She also was preceded in death by brothers, Donald and Paul Bell; and sisters, Ruth Lantz, Rosemary Rice, Pauline Simpkins Weller and Geraldine Bell.
Survivors include two sisters, Barbara Krueger of Fairborn and Carol Thornhill of Sidney; two brothers, James Bell of Sidney and Stephen (Linda) Bell of Quincy; a brother-in-law, John Rice of Cincinnati; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Judy was a graduate of Quincy High School and the Bethesda Nursing School in Cincinnati. She worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital for many years and finished out her career working for Dr. Robert Miller’s office in Sidney.
She loved gardening and caring for her numerous flower beds. She was an avid sports fan, following the Cincinnati Reds, NASCAR racing, horse racing and football.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 210 W. Hayes St., DeGraff. Pastor James Alter officiates a private graveside service at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made in Judy’s memory to Dorothy Love, 3003 W. Cisco Road, Sidney 45365; Wilson Memorial Hospice, 1083 Fairington Drive, Sidney OH 45365; and to the charities of the donors’ choices.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.