Charles Edward


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Charles Edward Bell

Feb 06 1923 - Oct 26 2005

Mr. Charles Edward Bell, age 82, of Prosper, Texas passed away October 26, 2005, in McKinney, Texas. He was born February 6, 1923, in Prosper to Lawrence Emmett and Willie Meda (Talkington) Bell. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. On October 16, 1948, he married Ethelyn Szad at the Prosper Presbyterian Church. He was a lifetime member of the Prosper Presbyterian Church where he served as Treasurer and an Elder. Mr. Bell was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason as well as a 50-year Master Mason and Past Master of Lee Lodge in Prosper. He served as a Prosper City Councilman for several years. Additionally, he was a lifetime member of the American Quarter Horse Association. He is survived by his wife, Ethelyn Bell of Prosper; son, Tom Bell also of Prosper; daughter, Cindy and husband, Tom Brisko of Flower Mound, Texas; and numerous friends and extended family. His parents and brother, Galen Bell preceded him in death. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2005, at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Prosper with Rev. John Fowler officiating. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 p.m., Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit The family request in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart or Lung Association and the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas.
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