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1 of 9 | Posted by: Denise Zinke - Rock falls, IL

“My sincere condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. May the God of comfort be with you during this sad occasion and may his loving...Read More »
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“Good bye to a friend in high school. We had good times together. We laughed & called ourselves almost cousin. My Uncle Tom Jourdan married her Aunt...Read More »
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4 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Shoemaker - Salem, IL

“Sending love from our family to yours. May she rest in sublime peace. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Agan - Bettendorf, IA

“as you move on from this home on earth to a new home in heaven know that those you leave behind will miss you and always remember the good times . it...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: debbie bell - Rock Falls, IL

“Gail was a strong woman, a woman of faith, and her perseverance was very admirable. She had adversity in her life and obstacles to overcome but she...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Glada (Bell) St Clair - Atoka, TN

“Gail will be deeply missed. Her and Denise were like 2nd parents to me. She was there for all the events back in the day. My mom Kathy and her were...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Season Kriegel (Miller) - Ayden, NC

“Our deepest sympathy to all of Gails family. She was an amazing woman, and will be missed by so many. May she rest in peace!! ”
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Gail D. Bell
Gail D. Bell, age 66, of Rockford, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford.
Gail was born March 4, 1952 in Taylorville the daughter of Herschel and Glenda (Modlin) Deadmond. She married Dennis Bell on April 11, 1981 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on January 29, 2011. She was employed as a CNA at Mercy Healthcare and Mercy Page Nursing. Gail was a member of Esmond United Methodist Church in Esmond, Eastern Star 354 in Sterling, Red Hats of Genoa, Main Street Committee in Genoa, Library Board in Genoa, SRFARS and The KARC. She enjoyed crafts, sewing and painting. Gail was a master of any task put before her.
Survivors include one daughter, Tammy Bell of Bettendorf, Iowa; one son, Herschel Bell of Odin; two brothers, Gary (Luz) Deadmond of Las Vegas, Nev. and Ivan Deadmond of Odin; and three grandchildren, Ava and Max Sorgenfrey and Ian Bell.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Casey Bell; and her parents.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Graveside services will be Monday, September 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Deadmond Cemetery in Odin.
A memorial has been established to ALS – Les Turner Foundation.
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