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Jeanne R. Bell

KILMARNOCK—Jeanne Romig Bell, 93, of Kilmarnock passed away on February 7, 2017, in Kilmarnock.

Jeanne was born January 8, 1924, in Williamsport, Pa., to Leah and Scott Romig.  She attended South Williamsport Area High School. She married Robert O. Bell.  She graduated from business school and worked as a bookkeeper.

Jeanne enjoyed travel and visited Europe and the Caribbean Island of St. Croix numerous times. She loved the game of golf and was a member of the ladies golf league at White Deer Golf Course in Williamsport. She and her golf friends took many golfing trips to Myrtle Beach, S.C. For many years Jeanne vacationed with her children and grandchildren in Myrtle Beach. In 2013, at the age of 90, Jeanne visited Myrtle Beach, one last time, and sat on the beach with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jeanne is preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn Kendrick Bell; a son, Scott Richard Bell; and her sister and only sibling, Dr. Roseanne M. Brooks.

Jeanne is survived by a daughter, Ann E. Bedford (Steve) of Burgess; a daughter-in-law, Ann Bell (Scott) of Roswell, Ga.; granddaughters Ashley Weckback (Jeff) of Jacksonville, Fla.; Sarah Jeanne Bowis (Justin) of Reedville and Stacy Ann Bell of Roswell, Ga. She has five great-grandchildren, Eva Elizabeth Weckback, Laila Caroline Weckback, Tawny Ann Bowis, Linwood Talen Bowis and Taylor Rose Bell.

A family graveside service will be held at a later date and burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery in Williamsport.

Jeanne loved animals and the family requests remembrances in her name be sent to Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck, Inc., a nonprofit organization, PO Box 975, White Stone, Virginia, 22578.

The family of Jeanne extends sincere thanks to Hospice of Virginia, the caring staff of Commonwealth Assisted Living in Kilmarnock and Dr. Vicki Kinsel for their care and support as her time on earth came to a close.

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