John Clemon Bell

July 20, 1944 ~ January 19, 2019 (age 74)

John Clemon Bell, age 74, of Niceville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 19, 2019, in Fort Walton Beach. He was born July 20, 1944, at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to the late Clemon and Juanita (Owens) Bell. John is survived by wife, Bonnie Bell: step-daughter, Shanen Smith; grandchildren, Brittany, Hannah, Austin, and Sabriella; sisters and brothers in law, Judy and Shelden Thomas, Sandra M, Nancy Grieshop, and Miriam & Cid Sherwood; nieces, Tesla Owens, Tammy Scott, and Sara Thomas; nephews, Chasen Grieshop, Richard Thomas, James Mordecai, Darren & Steven Sherwood; numerous cousins, great nieces, great nephews, and extended family and many friends. Graveside Services will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Early Cemetery in Niceville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of John to The Omega Ranch (for the youth), Perry Stone Ministries (phone 423-478-3456 ext.4 or 423-303-1800. If no answer, please leave message.) Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at

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