Details for Mary E. Bell

January 19, 1940 - June 8, 2018

Janesville, WI -- Mary E. Bell, 78, of Janesville, WI, died Friday, June 8, 2018 in Cozy Lil Acres II, Janesville, WI. She was born on January 19, 1940 in Rockingham, NC, the daughter of Robert and Nettie (Perkins) Paul. Mary married William Bell on April 11, 1964 in Rockford, IL. He predeceased her on October 5, 1986. Mary was employed by JC Penney for over 30 years, retiring in 2002. She especially enjoyed being with her grandchildren, and having lunch with the ladies from Penney’s.

Survivors include her children: Carl “Dave” (Nancy) Bell of Janesville, WI, Matthew (Lori) Bell of Port St. Lucie, FL, Diane (Roger) Williams of Milwaukee, WI, Andrew (Brenda) Bell and Leah (Joey) Stranglen both of Janesville, WI; grandchildren: Justin (Katie) Bell, Ashley Bell, Erica Bell, Carly (David) Mendelsohn, Sheanne Bell, Sasha (Alex) Werhane, Rolland (Annie) Bell, Drew Williams, and Trey Williams; great-grandchildren: Keegan, Rylee, Sophie, Jackson, Gavin, Joseph, Mason, Urijah, and Olivia; sister, Shirley Schoville of Beloit, WI; brothers, Maston (Mary) Paul and Bennie (Mary) Paul of Beloit, WI; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, James and Roy Paul; and sister, Jewell Piccone.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road with Pastor Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will be in Baldwin Cemetery. Visitation of remembrance will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be given in her name to Agrace Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at