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Jeffery Douglas Bell

August 17, 1962 — October 9, 2022

Jeffery Douglas Bell, 60, of Johnson City, Tennessee, passed away in comfort and peace surrounded by the love of his family due to medical complications on Sunday, October 9, 2022


.Jeff was born into a loving family on August 17, 1962 to Lonnie and Cora “Tinky” Higgins Miller.


Jeff was a lifelong resident of Johnson City, Tennessee.


He was a student at both Science Hill High School and Happy Valley High School.


His hobbies included anything FAST, from cars, to four-wheelers, and motorcycles. Jeff could pull a wheelie better than the best!

Jeff loved his family, his home in the country, and being surrounded by wildlife and nature.


In addition to his parents, Jeffery was preceded in death by: one son, Jeffery Bell II; one grandson, Luciano Bell; three grandparents, Lena Grant, Alvin and Minnie Bell; one step-brother, Mark Miller; one daughter-in-law, Tina Bell; and special friends, Todd Scott, Billy Tester, Tony Humphreys, and Robert Dills.


Those remaining to cherish his memory includes: his wife, Lavada Roark Bell; two sons, Shane Bell and James Williams; two grandsons, Bryson Bell and Oliver Williams-Mays; one granddaughter, Keyandra Greene; two sisters, Sandy (Sheila) Bell and Winnie (Bill) Byrd; stepfather, Terry Miller; one stepbrother, Donnie Miller; two stepsisters, Kim Miller and Tammy (Bill) Furnas; mother-in-law, Melba Roark; one sister-in-law, Krystal Roark; three uncles, Wayne (Danette) Grant, Mickey (Phyllis) Grant, and Dickie Davis; two aunts, Kitty (Dean) Bailey, Jenny (Lee) Krzoska; one special niece Stella (Cody) Morton; and two great nieces, Addison and Ariana Hicks; as well as additional cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.


A visitation service is scheduled for Jeff at 11:00am on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Morris-Baker Funeral Home followed with the funeral service to begin at 12:00pm in the Dogwood Chapel.


A committal service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Roselawn Memory Gardens.


Honorary Pallbearers will include: Rusty Meridith, Bryan Ellis, Shannon Gosnell, and Larry Lyons.

In lieu of flowers. 


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital.


Memories and condolences can be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com.


Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services are honored to the Bell family.


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jeffery Douglas Bell, please visit our flower store.

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