Shari Lynne Bell of Vinita went to be with our Lord and Savior on March 5, 2022 following a brief illness.
She was born in Oklahoma City, OK on May 14, 1945, to Millard H. Hall and Lola Inez (Kirkwood) Hall. She attended Southeast High School and then attended Beauty College. She met the love of her life, high school sweetheart and spouse of 60 years, Richard R. Bell and married in 1962. After growing up in the big city, she preferred small town living and moved to Vinita in 1972. Shari worked with her husband operating Bell Tower Corporation and was continuing her duties until her passing. On top of her duties to Bell Tower corporation, her true passion was being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to her family, whom she dearly loved. She was a compassionate spirit and was always sharing her beautiful smile. She was the glue in the family and was always there for her family. She had a passion for cooking, caring for animals, particularly rescue animals, gardening, pickle ball, travel and Cleveland Browns games and always enjoyed a beautiful sunset. She attended Alive church in Vinita and blessed several charities that were near and dear to her heart.
Preceding in death are her parents, Millard and Lola Hall, a sister Beverly Manuel of OKC. Survivors include her husband, Richard Bell; daughters, Barbara Nolte and husband Stephen of Lowell, Arkansas, Tami Riggs and husband Darin of McKinney, Texas, Brandi Cole of Ketchum; 8 grandchildren, Scott Campbell, Clifton Campbell, Haley Riggs Williams, Brendon Riggs, Sydney Riggs, Jasmine Cole Lile, Jadyn Cole, Josey Schnieders, a sister Ann McClain; many nieces and nephews, other family members and friend whom all she loved dearly.
Her life will be honored Friday, March 18 at 2pm with a Celebration of Life service at the Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Skip McClain will be officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to PAAS Animal Shelter or John 3:16 Mission. www.paasvinita.com or www.donate.john316mission.org Online condolences may be left at www.honoringmemories.com or Luginbuel Facebook page.