Buelah P. Bell, 83, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at Gibson General Hospital, in Princeton, after a five year battle with breast cancer.


She was born in Pike County on March 25, 1922 to Joseph L. and Bernice M. (Loveless) Miller, who preceded her in death. 

She grew up in
Pike County and graduated from Winslow High School. She lived in Princeton for 31 years. She was lovingly called "Boo" by friends and family. She worked at Servel Inc. in Evansville during World War II, builiding wings for the P47 Fighter Aircraft. In 1984 she retired from Potter and Brumfield in Princeton, after 39 years of service as an electrical relay adjuster. 

She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in
Princeton, the Eagles and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries. 

She is survived by her husband, Carl E. Bell, of Princeton; three step sons and their wives, Mike and Marilyn Bell, of Milwaukee, Tim and Nancy Bell, of Brandenburg, Ky. and Ted and Bonnie Bell, of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Dallas and Rose Miller, of Oakland City; and a sister, Jessie Ruth Boyd, of Petersburg. 

She is also survived by nieces and nephews, of Pike County, Marie Railey, Edwin Joe Boyd and wife Robin, Rick Boyd and wife Jenny, Cindy Selby and husband Lex, Mike Boyd and wife Laura, Jeff Boyd and wife Linda, Ruth Ann Milhiser, Dan Boyd and wife Amanda, Jenny Knepp and husband Tator, of Montgomery, Chris Boyd and wife Leslie, Tim Miller and Tom Miller, of Oakland City; and 27 great nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will at
10 a.m. Friday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church gymnasium, with the Rev. Bernie Etienne officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, in Petersburg.


Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday t the Colvin Funeral Home, where there will be a Christian wake service at 7 p.m.