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Michael Lynn Bell

Graveside services for Michael Lynn Bell, 65, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2021 at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Bell passed away at 9:44 a.m., Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at Ozarks Health Care.


He was born September 27, 1956, at West Plains, Missouri, to Doyle Ezarine Bell and Betty Louise McFarland Bell Sullivan.  On December 26, 1982, he was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Mona Franklin.  Mr. Bell was a Veteran, having served with the United States Army.  He loved his grandkids and taking care of his animals.  He was of the Baptist faith.


He is survived by the mother of his children, Mona Mattes; two children, Matthew Bell and wife, Brittni, West Plains, Missouri, and Michael Bell and wife, Ambre, Traskwood, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Khloe, Aiden, Ethan, Logan, Hayden, and Kaylee; two brothers, Terry Bell and wife, Diana, West Plains, Missouri, and Mark Bell and wife, Marilyn, West Plains, Missouri; one sister, Pat Patillo and husband, Bill; and six nieces and nephews, Richard Patillo, Chris Patillo, Shane Bell, Jamie Bell, Jacob Bell, and Mandy Bell Harrison.


His parents, grandparents, and one sister, Mary Christine Bell, preceded him in death.


Mr. Bell will lie in state from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at