Janet Bell, Former Montgomery Co. Children's Librarian
Janet Gertrude Bell, resident of Asbury Methodist Village, and former resident of Rockville, died Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2012 of natural causes at age 87. Born September 4th, 1925, in Luxor, PA, she was the daughter of Daniel Wray Kunkle and Hazel Crawford Kunkle. Ms. Bell graduated from the University of Maryland in 1971 to pursue a career as a children's librarian. She retired from the Montgomery Co. Library System to travel, which she loved to do. She continued her interest in library affairs by joining the Twinbook Library Advisory Committee. She was active in Asbury Methodist Church in Rockville.
She is survived by 3 children; Daniel Bell of Rockville, MD., Sherrill Neale (husband, Wayne Neale) of Alexandria, VA, and Jeffrey Bell of Minneapolis, Minnesota. One son, Clifford Bell, preceded her in death. He left behind a wife, Ella Bell, and a son, Nicholas Bell, of New Castle, PA.
A Memorial Service will be held at Pumphrey Funeral Home in Rockville on Feb. 7th at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Montgomery Co. Hospice.
Read Janet Bell's Obituary and Guestbook on pumphreyfuneralhome.com.