Rev. Darell Eldridge officiated at the services. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Bell died on Saturday, February 25, 2006, at 3:40 p.m., at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.
Mr. Bell was born on October 19, 1959, in Princeton. He was the son of Mildred Lambert Bell of Princeton, and the late Rev. Melvin Bell.
Mr. Bell was a heavy equipment operator; and a U.S. Army veteran.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Lee Bell.
Survivors include his wife, Joni Wright Bell of Canton, Mo.; a son, Stanley Bell, Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Ashley Marlow of Ft., Riley, Kan.; and two sisters, Sharon Crossett of LaGrange, Mo., and Shirley Phelps of Parma, Idaho.