Joanne Grammer Bell was born on January 29, 1931 in Whitewright, Texas the daughter of V.L. (Tib) & Ruby Bush Grammer. She graduated from Whitewright High School in 1947. She married Ben Bell on March 8, 1948 in Sherman, Texas. She passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2009 in Dallas. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ben Bell, of Dallas, and two sons, Bill Bell of Springdale, AR and Brad Bell of Dallas. She was preceded in death by her parents. Graveside services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright on Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 2pm. Officiating the service will be Rev. Houston Garner. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.