BELL, Chieko K., 81, of Williams Street Tiltonsville, OH, died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, OH.
She was born January 2, 1932, in Meiken, Japan, daughter of the late Yosuboro and Hana Kita.
She was a member of the Tiltonsville United Methodist Church.
Chieko was a great seamstress, cook and baker. She enjoyed doing crafts. She loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, shopping and the color pink.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, John Robert and Andrew Bell; three brothers; and three sisters.
Surviving are her loving husband, of 55 years, Thomas Bell Jr.; a son, Lowell E. (Mandy) Bell of Tiltonsville, OH; a daughter- in-law, Patti (Charles) Ellison, Forest, VA; six grand children, Justin Ellison, Christina (Matthew) Smith, Logan and Lance Bell, Blake Miller; two great-grandchildren, Christopher Riley Ichiro and Xavier Reed Makoto Smith.
Friends will pay tribute to Chieko and celebrate her life Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, OH, where a funeral service will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Dan Holt officiating.
Burial will be in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.