Christene Adams Bell, age 90 of Batesville passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022. She was born August 23, 1931 to Walter and Victoria Means Adams. Christene married Hayden Bell on April 12, 1949. They were married 64 years. Christene loved and cherished her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the Newark Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Martin (Michael) of Newark and Connie Duncan of Southside; two sons, Rickey Bell of Southside and Brian Bell (Leah) of Holliday, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-three great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; three sisters and four brothers.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with Danny Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Michael Bell, Brett Yates, Mark Wycough, Josh McIntosh, Lee Bell and Jimmy McCracken.
Honorary pallbearers are Ashley Martin, Quinn Bell and Andy Martin.