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Raymond Bell, Sr.

September 9, 1939 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 82)


Funeral services for Raymond Bell, Sr., 82, of Sweeny will be Friday, April 8, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Greater Mount Zion Church in Brazoria with Rev. K.W. Bree eulogist and Dr. M.L. Johnson officiant. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Christian Church Cemetery in Cedar Lake, Texas.

He passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022 at UTMB Health Angleton Danbury Campus in Angleton, Texas.

He was an active member of Bethlehem Christian Church for 20+ years where he was a trustee, member of the men’s choir, a member of the Christian Disciple Men’s Fellowship and pastor support committee. He served in the United States Armed Forces, was deployed to the Vietnam War, and later honorably discharged.  He later pursed a career as a master electrician with Dow Chemical (OCD) until retirement. He loved woodwork, building things, and spending time with his family.

He leaves to cherish his memories; daughters, Sheena Johnson (Dr. M.L.), Brazoria; TyMesha Marion (H.), Manvel and Lynelle Bell, Angleton; sons, Curtis Lewis (Jettice), Bay City, Raymond Bell, Jr.( Tamela), Cedar Lane and Raymond Bruce Strickland, Austin; brother, Rayfield Bell, Brazoria;  best friends, Larry “Billy” Young, Brazoria and Rev. Alfred Jeffery, Brenham, host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Leslie Johnson, Johnnie Roy Wyche, MacEphern Lewis, Kenneth Bell, Curtis Woodard, Jr., and Deacon Woodard Smith.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Dixon Funeral Home in Brazoria.

Due to the COVID-19 Virus, everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979) 798-9113.        

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April 7, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dixon Funeral Home
1211 South Brooks
Brazoria, Texas 77422

Funeral Service
April 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Greater Mt. Zion Church
6437 FM 521
Brazoria, Texas 77422

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