Ella Mae Bell of McKinney, Texas passed away June 3, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Baylor Hospital in Frisco, Texas at the age of 76. She was born on April 18, 1944 to the late Beulah (Bell) Boone in Hollandale, Mississippi. Ella Mae was a devoted Christian as a member of Selma Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois under the leadership of Senior Pastor James Meeks. She was a loving parent and friend to all who knew her. Ella Mae’s warmth and caring nature created a universe of long-lasting friendships and relationships. She fulfilled her dreams of being a hair stylist and traveling to other countries.
Ella Mae is survived by her son, Curtis Bell and wife, Irene; daughter, Augusta Bell; 3 brothers, Samuel, Ray and Christopher Boone; 4 sisters, Willie Mae Cole and husband, Algene, Theresa and Veda Boone, Wanda Walker and husband, Curtis; 9 grandchildren, Leonardo Bell and wife, Jamie, Benjamin Kaminski and wife, Charmese, Natasha Kaminski, Anthony Williams, Ella-Irmgard and Curtis Bell II, Mahalia Walgenbach and husband, Zachary, Hadassah-Karola Johnson and husband, LC and Samaria Johnson; 13 great-grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beula (Bell) Boone; brother, Robert Boone; and sister, Patricia Boone.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 15, 2020 at Ridgeview Memorial Park, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013.
In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, the following are Ridgeview Memorial Parks guidelines. All are invited to attend the Graveside Service, maintaining social distancing or you may remain in your vehicle. You will be able to listen to the service through speakers set up at the gravesite.