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Dr. Grover Bell

March 14, 2022
Dr. Grover Bell, 90, of Savannah, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Grover was born in Sardis, Ga. on March 9, 1928. While at Georgia Teacher’s College, he met his beloved “Deanie.” Together they raised five children and served almost 30 churches of the South Georgia United Methodist Conference. A graduate of Emory School of Divinity, beginning in 1953 until his retirement in June 2020, “Brother Grover” served and shepherded as a much-loved minister. His other passions were gardening and cooking. He particularly loved his day lilies and roses. Grover was a great Southern-style cook, known for his fried chicken, biscuits, pound cake, and carrot cake.

He is survived by his “Sweetheart” Lourdine Bell, children Burt Bell, Carol Melton, Crystal Davidian (John), and Doug Bell, eight grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his son, Dean Bell.

Visitation was held Tuesday, March 8 at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, followed by a service and celebration of life.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wesley Gardens Fund at Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church.

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