Lorenzo Bell
September 17, 1951  -  December 16, 2018

Lorenzo Bell


Family Viewing
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Friday, December 21, 2018
06:00 pm
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Funeral Service
Funeral Home Chapel
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Saturday, December 22, 2018
02:00 pm
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Burial
Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Saturday, December 22, 2018

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Lorenzo Bell, 67, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, December 16, 2018 in Abilene, Texas. Visitation will be 6:00PM - 8:00PM , Friday, December 21, 2018 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. A Funeral Service will be 2:00PM, Saturday, December 22, 2018 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 Hwy 277 South. Interment will follow the service in Elmwood Memorial Park.

Lorenzo (Nooky) Bell was born to Leranza and Ethel Mae Thomas on September 17, 1951 in Abilene, Texas. He attended Woodson Elementary, Franklin Jr. High, and graduated from Abilene High School. He loved sports from the time he played with the Pop warner League. He continued to excel in track, basketball, and his favorite "football". He worked for Dixie Pig, on weekends, in high school. After graduation he started working for Coca-Cola for 5 years. Lorenzo spent 23 years working for WTU in the storeroom and retired in June 2002. He met and married Earnestine Jacobs after a year and half of dating. They were blessed to have 47 years of marriage.

Lorenzo is preceded in death by his parents, Leranza (Tank) and Ethel Mae Thomas; his brother, Floyd Bell; and sister Mattie Williams.

He is survived by his wife, Earnestine Bell; sisters, Ella Dennis of San Antonio, and Helen Simmons of Abilene; brothers, Johnny (Arlene) Bell of Abilene, Texas, and T.C Bell (Martha) of Abilene, Texas; two brothers in law, William (Ida) Carroll of Desoto, Texas and Mickey (Mary) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 41 nieces and nephews; and a host of great nieces and nephews.

Special nieces he spent many wonderful hours were, Betty Jean, Caprice, Latrice, and Deanna Baby his "Sunday phone buddy".

Special nephews that he talked sports with or gave words of encouragement to were, Victor, Michael, Tom, Gregory, Gary, Darrius, and Darrell Keith.

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  1. Aisha Long
    abilene, TX

    its goin on 3 weeks unlce and i still cant believe it. i miss and love you! until we meet again..

  2. Lillie Rodgers
    Lubbock, TX

    Prayers to the famiy. Friend of Latrice and caprice

  3. Your neighbors Tiffany and Justin Foerster
    Abilene, TX

    We were so very sad to hear about Lorenzo's passing. It breaks my heart for your family but how wonderful it is that he can be with God now. With love,
    The Foersters

  4. Johnny Strahan
    Abilene, TX

    Rip...

  5. Phillis Anthony
    Abilene, TX

    My condolences to the Bell family.

  6. Betty Jean
    san antonio, TX

    love you nookie and i will always miss you and you will always be in my heart

  7. Jane Burroughs
    Abilene, TX

    God knows your needs. May His peace be your comfort.

  8. Debbie Bell Meeks
    Fort worth, TX

    Love you uncle praise God for all the phone calls and talking about the Lord we share together well done servant .

  9. Niece
    arlington, TX

    My Uncle Nooky'! Wow His really going to be missed. Our long mid morning conversations . love you! Rest Easy 'Unc

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