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Irene Kennington Bell

January 23, 1929 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 93)


Irene Kennington Bell 93 widow of Colonel Robert Sidney Bell, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

She was born January 23, 1929, in Mullins, S.C. a daughter of the late Jason B. and Flossy H. Kennington.  Irene married Robert S. Bell on June 16, 1951.  They were blessed with three sons.

She lived a long and happy life of service to God and community.  She was a housewife and beloved mother.  She was an active member of Trinity Church for over thirty-five years, serving on the alter-guild and a member of the Daughters of the King.  Irene also was a volunteer at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Her beautiful life will be forever cherished in the lives of her children, Bob Bell of Columbia, SC, Steve Bell of Ponte Vedra, FL, and Jeff Bell of Myrtle Beach; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach.  The family will receive friends following the service in Gravely Hall at the church.

Irene will be laid beside her beloved husband at Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, SC, at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 3, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Church, 3000 North Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

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Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Trinity Church
3000 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

June 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Rd
Columbia, SC 29229

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