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Dorothy Jean Bell

August 8, 1943 — October 24, 2010

Dorothy Jean Bell, 67 of Zanesville, Ohio passed away at 11:35 pm, Sunday, October 24, 2010 at her residence following a courageous battle with breast cancer.

She was born August 8, 1943 in Belmont, Ohio, the daughter of the late William and
Mary (Brady) Cumberlidge, a decendant of Matthew Brady, a famous photographer. Dorothy was the owner and manager of Bell Rental Properties in the Zanesville area and was the Regional Director of the Southeast Garden Club, a Cub Scout and Brownie Leader, a member of Beta Sigma Phi and Delta Chi Sororities ; Who's Who in Executives an Professionals, a member of the Handyman Club of America, Goldwing Chapter Y2 Riders association. She taught reverse painting on glass.

Dorothy is survived by her husband of 48 years, Terry Bell; her daughter, Cheri (Bob) Hopkins of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; her son, Kevin (Anna) Bell of Zanesville; eight grandchildren, Terry, Todd, Troy, Alisha, Chelsea, Lindsey, Eric, and Tiffany; nine great grandchildren, Austin, Alayna, Kelsey, Whitney, Allydia, Aliviah, Tabitha, Samantha and Leona; her sister Patricia Ann Cumberlidge of Carroll, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Wilma Paulette Cumberlidge and a nephew, Chester Lee Henson.

The Bell family will receive visitors 2-4 & 6-8, Tuesday, October 26 at Goebel Funeral Home, 36 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville where funeral services and a celebration
of Dorothys' life will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, October 27 with Pastor Al Laese
officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, in Roseville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care,713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701. You may read the obituary, send condolences and share a special memory with the family at

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